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Re: DNS cpu utilization

On Thu, 8 May 2003 03:08, peace bwitchu wrote:
> this box working too hard or is the normal.  Since
> this box is dedicated solely to dns I just want to
> make sure that I'm not pushing bind too hard and end
> up with stability problems.

Without knowing how many machines are using "this box" as a DNS proxy or how 
important the domain(s) it serves are how can we determine if it's normal 

Some DNS servers I've run have used 1% CPU time on a Pentium-166, some have 
used >50% on a P3-1200.

http://www.coker.com.au/selinux/   My NSA Security Enhanced Linux packages
http://www.coker.com.au/bonnie++/  Bonnie++ hard drive benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/postal/    Postal SMTP/POP benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/~russell/  My home page

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