proxied request hang when DNS server down

ywsample ywsample at
Tue Aug 19 05:43:06 UTC 2014

http {
    resolver_timeout 1s;
    server {
        listen 8000;
        location /test {
            proxy_pass http://$arg_host:8080;
    server {
        listen 8080;
ps: other configure is normal

I have recently discoverd that when DNS server down, the first proxy
request return 504 and than the follow proxy request may hang forever.
I use two curl simulate concurrent requests

I found than the first request timeout in 1 second and exit, also it delete
the timeout timer. because another request waiting dns response, so nginx
retry send dns query, but dns never response(because it down), it lead to
the follow request hang and also no timer relate to it;

PS:base on nginx-1.7.4
ywsample :)
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