I have recompiled with

-DFD_SETSIZE=8192 -DISC_SOCKET_FDSETSIZE=8192

and set the shell script that starts bind with
ulimit -n 8192.

I'll see if I get any more crashes.

Jeff


JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 wrote:
> At Mon, 08 Sep 2008 12:56:13 -0400,
> Jeffrey Collyer wrote:
>
>> Running bind 9.5.0-P2 with -DISC_SOCKET_FDSETSIZE=8192
>> on Solaris 8, recently patched, on Sparc. Server is DNS only, on
>> reasonably old hardware, and thus fairly busy most of the time.
>>
>> Got this in the the logs :
>>
>> named[9706]: [ID 873579 local4.crit] socket.c:2586: fatal error:
>> named[9706]: [ID 873579 local4.crit] select() failed: Invalid argument
>> named[9706]: [ID 873579 local4.crit] exiting (due to fatal error in library)
>>
>> and named had to be restarted. I know that there have been a few others
>> reporting this on the list, but I wanted to add one to the frequency
>> counter.

>
> I don't know much about Solaris 8, but from my experiences with other
> versions of Solaris, it requires redefining FD_SETSIZE in order to use
> a larger size of FD set for select(). Please try increasing
> FD_SETSIZE directly, i.e., rebuild BIND9 with -DFD_SETSIZE=8192.
>
> ---
> JINMEI, Tatuya
> Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.
>


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