Proper way to run bind9

Juha Saarinen juhasaarinen at
Tue Sep 28 05:13:07 PDT 2004

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 02:55:58 -0700 (PDT), Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
> I think you missed the part of my previous message where I talked about
> how the current system offers the maximum in terms of features and
> flexibility.

No, not at all. 
> That same man page then defines the behavior for SIGINT and SIGTERM.
> Killing named with a signal in this case is harmless, and should be
> functionally equivalent to 'rndc stop', except in those cases where rndc
> is buggered for some reason.

Yebbut...  hows does that justify ignoring the vendor supplied
directions for the software in question? We're supposed to use rndc,
not signals.

> You might want to follow up with this question on
> freebsd-rc at

Noted, thanks.


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