Re: Easiest Nameserver
On Thu, 2003-01-16 at 09:56, R Ransbottom wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 12, 2003 at 11:08:52PM -0800, Curtis Spencer wrote:
> > I want to set up DNS on my system so I can have my domain names point to
> > it.
> > What is a good way to do this? Is there an easy way? I am running the
> > current unstable distribution. Is there something I can apt-get easily?
> dnsmasq is in the Debian distribution. It is a snap for
> home networks. Aim it at your ISP's dns server, tell it
> whether to use /etc/hosts and/or dhcp server data files. Simple.
I use dnscache from djbdns (apt-get install djbdns-installer) .. it's a
piece of cake to get setup, and very very memory efficient. BIND was
chewing up 4-5 MBs of RAM just to be a caching nameserver, and dnscache
sits there using around 200k, while performing faster.
Just my 2c.