named not starting on reboot
jhary at unsane.co.uk
Tue Feb 27 17:51:46 UTC 2007
> Hi there,
> I am having troubles with named not starting on boot nor am I am able to
> start it manually. I thought I have my chrootdir set correctly.
> here are my settings in my rc.conf
> ----s nip ----
> named_flags="-c /etc/namedb/named.conf"
> ---- snip---
> here are the /var/log/messages error:
> Feb 27 09:07:46 access2 named: /etc/named.conf:6: change directory
> to '/var/named/etc/namedb' failed: file not found
> Feb 27 09:07:46 access2 named: /etc/named.conf:6: parsing failed
> Feb 27 09:07:46 access2 named: loading configuration: file not found
> Feb 27 09:07:46 access2 named: exiting (due to fatal error)
What are your permissions on /var/named ? how about
/var/named/etc/namedb ? by default i think the chroot stuff expects or
wants /etc/namedb to be a symlink to /var/named/etc/namedb, is this the
What is line 6 of your /etc/named.conf and why is named looking for this
rather than /etc/namedb/named.conf as specified.
I have the portsversion of 9.3 with DLZ on my laptop as a testbed and it
works fine with
So my guess is permissions or configuration file issue
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