[dns-operations] FYI-- Paul Vixie: ISC statement about BIND9's recent -P1 releases
Sebastian Castro Avila
secastro at nic.cl
Mon Jul 28 19:48:29 UTC 2008
Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Paul Vixie:
>> for those not on bind-users@, there's another round of BIND9 patches coming.
> It's not "slow servers", BTW. A few folks have experienced significant
> load issues (looking like a congestion collapse) after applying the
> patches, making them undeployable. And better a vulnerable server than
> no working server at all.
Just for the record and impersonating Mauricio Vergara from NIC Chile,
we've been urging local ISP to upgrade their resolvers and one of the
biggest reported to us the same issue. They upgraded and the resolver
stopped to work due to the load, so they continued with the vulnerable
but working code.
> (I wonder whether this is what happened to AT&T, by the way.)
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