nscd cacher problem

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 18:20:19 UTC 2010

  On 07/01/2010 10:42 AM, Tom Horsley wrote:
> Unfortunately, enabling or disabling IPV6 doesn't seem to have
> much to do with the library doing V6 DNS lookups. I could
> swear there was something added to nsswitch.conf or resolv.conf
> that you could set to disable v6 dns requests, but I can't
> remember what it was called.
> I run bind as a caching nameserver, forwarding lookups to my
> ISP's server and set the -4 option on the command line to
> make it stick to ipv4 and all my DNS lookup problems vanished.
bind is too complex to run and maintain.
Really, it is a huge overkill for what I need.

I hope nscd authors will fix it soon so it does not
purge it's cache every few seconds. I check'ed it's
config file and the
restart-interval        3600
seems reasonable.

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