bind9 and threading - recommendations for a 4.7 system?

Petri Helenius pete at
Thu Sep 25 11:57:57 PDT 2003

hutchens wrote:

>I've done quite a bit of digging around and have found only a few "dated"
>references indicating that it would not be recommended  to enable threading
>support for bind 9
>(breaks the -u opt. etc). Is this still the case for bind 9.2.2?  I running
>an SMP enabled 4.7 box
>(Dual PIII - Intel MOBO).
Threads don´t help you much, if any, on 4.x systems. 5.1 and above will 
give you a nice
performance boost on a properly designed application. If you´re not 
ready to jump on
the 5.x bandwagon, 5.2 should be a safe bet.


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