On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 10:13:44 -0500, Steven Job wrote:
> Quoting Barry Margolin :
> > What do you mean by "the correct SOA records"? What SOA records does it
> > request, and how are they incorrect?

> Well saying "correct" was probably wrong. It does not request the SOA records
> at all. There is no request on the master name servers and it just dies.
> So we have to remove all of the zone files and restart the system.

You may want to double check the notify situation. The symptoms sound
identical to what happened to me during a "notify storm." The system
spent several hours sending notifies before sending the SOA queries
went out. The SOA in progress from rndc status just kept climbing.