[Dnsmasq-discuss] Partial denial of service with dnsmasq on resource constrained systems

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Thu Apr 1 22:55:08 UTC 2021



> 
> One other thing I saw while testing with large blocklists was a noticeable
> latency increase, likely related to lookup times. I recall some discussion
> on the ML where you mentioned work on a hash/tree solution was in
> progress. Were those changes completed?
> 


This seems to be the crucial aspect here: large blocklists. Is we move
the large blocklists to a subsystem designed to handle them, then the
problem goes away.

I could do with a handle on exactly how people are configuring dnsmasq
to do ad blocking. It's not something I have much experience of.


Simon.




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