[SURBL-Discuss] Problem with rbldnsd on Linux

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Fri Mar 24 06:18:27 CET 2006

On Thursday, March 23, 2006, 8:31:39 PM, David Funk wrote:
> I'm having issues running rbldnsd (rbldnsd-0.996) on Linux.
> Tried two different varients (SUSE 10.0 & RH 4 AS) and both
> lock up if I use the '-f' option, no problem with '-f' when
> running on HP-UX.

> The problem occurs during a zone data reload, the parent forks
> off a child to answer requests while it reloads (what the -f does)
> then when it's done and tries to reap the child it goes into
> a spin-loop.

> Anybody else seen this, know of a solution other than the workaround
> of not using the '-f' option?

You may want to ask on the rbldnsd mailing list:

 rbldnsd at corpit. ru

FWIW rbldnsd runs fine under FreeBSD.

Jeff C.
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