[Dnsmasq-discuss] intermittant failure to resolve
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Mar 30 21:16:17 BST 2011
Micah Anderson wrote:
> I've been having a frustrating issue with resolving a particular domain
> through my dnsmasq server. It seems that 60-70% of the time that I
> attempt to look up any host in debian.org, I get a failure to
> resolve. Trying again three or four times eventually gets a success.
> I've looked elsewhere, debian.org's nameservers seem to be functioning
> fine, and other people I know do not have this problem.
> I decided to try an experiment, I switched from using dnsmasq to using
> bind, and the problem went away.
> I dont have a very complicated dnsmasq configuration, its as follows:
> # filter what we send upstream
> # allow /etc/hosts and dhcp lookups via *.local
> I'd appreciate any debugging suggestions, as I'm at a loss.
Start by adding
to your configuration. That should tell you what is happening to the
queries and answers (if any).
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