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Re: eventdns: all nameservers have failed

     On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 13:10:44 -0400 Praedor Atrebates <praedor@xxxxxxxxx>
>On Thursday 16 July 2009 01:00:01 pm Scott Bennett wrote:
>>      On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 09:53:36 -0400 Praedor Atrebates
>> <praedor@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> >I get this message now in my tor log.  No other useful info provided.
>> >
>> >What is the cause?  I have been cleaning up my system daemons (Mandriva
>> > linux) and terminated a few services that I didn't believe I needed.
>>      I'm not sure that anyone knows yet.  I get this messages, too, usually
>> followed within a few tens of milliseconds by another message, saying that
>> one of the name servers is available again.  Here's an example from this
>> morning.
>> Jul 16 07:48:37.512 [warn] eventdns: All nameservers have failed
>> Jul 16 07:48:37.535 [notice] eventdns: Nameserver is back up
>Thank you.
>I hadn't seen this message in memorable recent history - but only this morning 
>after tidying up my ports and other services so I assumed it was associated 
>with some service I shut down.

     Unless you shut down something like nscd(8) in FreeBSD or named(8),
nothing comes to mind that would cause that.
>In any case, all I got was the first message, no follow-up.  Just in case I 
>shut down and restarted tor and haven't seen it again.  Very sporadic for me 
>at this point and possibly a one-off event.
     Fascinating...it might not be the same thing as what I described above
then.  But in that case, I have no idea what to tell you.

                                  Scott Bennett, Comm. ASMELG, CFIAG
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