[Bitcoin-development] DNS seeds unstable

2014-05-15 Thread Andreas Schildbach
I'm bringing this issue up again. The current Bitcoin DNS seed infrastructure is unstable. I assume this is because of we're using a custom DNS implementation which is not 100% compatible. There have been bugs in the past, like a case sensitive match for the domain name. Current state (seeds

Re: [Bitcoin-development] DNS seeds unstable

2014-05-15 Thread Drak
I am sure the failure here is probably more mundane like a a service not restarted, or not on auto restart when server is rebooted and such like. The dns seeder works pretty efficiently in my experience. Maybe we need more seeders and to include the ability for zone transfers so existing seeders

Re: [Bitcoin-development] DNS seeds unstable

2014-05-15 Thread Jeff Garzik
On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 7:50 AM, Andreas Schildbach andr...@schildbach.de wrote: I'm bringing this issue up again. The current Bitcoin DNS seed infrastructure is unstable. I assume this is because of we're using a custom DNS implementation which is not 100% compatible. There have been bugs in

Re: [Bitcoin-development] DNS seeds unstable

2014-05-15 Thread Gregory Maxwell
On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 4:50 AM, Andreas Schildbach andr...@schildbach.de wrote: I'm bringing this issue up again. The current Bitcoin DNS seed infrastructure is unstable. I assume this is because of we're using a custom DNS implementation which is not 100% compatible. There have been bugs in

Re: [Bitcoin-development] DNS seeds unstable

2014-05-15 Thread Luke Dashjr
On Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:50:29 AM Andreas Schildbach wrote: dnsseed.bitcoin.dashjr.orgSERVFAIL, tried multiple ISPs FWIW, this may be a routing issue: I notice various ISPs have been unable to route to my server over IPv4 today. IPv6 seems to be fine. Not sure how important DNS