Re: Bind does not die
On Mon, 12 Sep 2011, Bob Proulx wrote:
> I expected that it would fail and not stop the named. The
> /etc/init.d/bind9 script calls rndc stop and then waits, possibly
> forever, waiting for it to die. I was expecting the above not to stop
Yes, it is buggy. It should wait for a while and then kill the thing
Shutdown scripts that fail to exit in a bounded, _short_ time are a
nasty bug that causes data loss on UPS-initiated shutdown scenarios.
It must _NOT_ depend on rdnc or bind not being wedged.
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