On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 03:43:49PM -0800, JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 wrote:
> At Tue, 4 Nov 2008 16:01:16 -0700,
> Justin T Pryzby wrote:
>
> > A handful of times now our bind server (currently at 9.5.0, tracking
> > ubuntu intrepid), has stopped responding to requests. We notice this,

>
> You should mean 9.5.0-P2 or some beta versions of 9.5.1. Please be
> more precise about the version. It's important.

Full version string is: 1:9.5.0.dfsg.P2-1ubuntu2 where "dfsg" is an
ubuntu thing.

> > Is that pid7138 select() an indication of the file descriptor problem?
> > 626 seems very high.

>
> Recent versions reserve lower number ports (like < 512) for TCP
> connections. So it's not strange to see an FD of 626 per se.

That's the file descriptor number, not the port it's listening on. I
don't expect there to be anywhere near 512 (or 626) TCP connections at
any time: there are just 3 machines acting as slaves.

Justin