Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 98222
bind crash on assertion
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:55:22 EDT
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Description of problem:
Fully up2date Red Hat 7.1, Running kernel -> 2.4.20-18.7 - no X-windows.
I run just a DNS caching only server for 6 machines on local home network.
Output from rndc.
[root@Linux233 rpm]# rndc status
number of zones: 4
debug level: 0
xfers running: 0
xfers deferred: 0
soa queries in progress: 0
query logging is OFF
server is up and running
Occasionally, maybe 70 - 90 days uptime, bind will crash with this in
Jun 26 13:04:52 Linux233 named: mem.c:653: INSIST(ctx->stats[size].gets >
Jun 26 13:04:52 Linux233 named: exiting (due to assertion failure)
I cannot find a way to replicate this, as it happens so rarely and always when I
am AFK. No core file is produced.
I filed a bug report with the ISC-Bugs people, but was recommended to update to
BIND 9.2.2 - which Red Hat does not yet have a release for.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Reply from ISC-Bugs people:
If you have a core dump then please send a stack backtrace.
The error indicates that a block of memory is being freed
twice or being freed with the wrong size tag,
Upgrade. The current release is BIND 9.2.2.
Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: Mark.Andrews@isc.org
bind 9.2.2 is available on rawhide.
OK. But there is a huge dependency trail on RH 7.1 with this. Need the new