BIND won't start at boot with flags

Tamir Halperin tamir at
Wed Apr 30 23:15:10 PDT 2003

On second thought I won't attach the files. My samba connection seems to be broken and I can only send mail from the windows environment. I'll be happy to type out whatever you may feel is relevant to the situation.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tamir Halperin 
> Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2003 1:24 AM
> To: freebsd-questions at FreeBSD.ORG
> Subject: BIND won't start at boot with flags
> My BIND 9.2.2, installed with the argument to overwrite base, 
> will not start at boot time.
> It seems to start when I execute /etc/sbin/named. But I don't 
> know what I'm not getting by it starting with the flags.
> I'm attaching the following files because I really don't 
> quite get the chroot part of all this:
> /etc/rc.conf
> /etc/namedb/named.conf
> /var/chroot/etc/namedb/named.conf
> My guess is that /etc/namedb/named.conf is being ignored 
> because of the named_flags line in rc.conf. Am I right?
> Then, in /var/chroot/etc/namedb/named.conf there's a line:
> pid-file "/etc/namedb/";
> There is no in /etc/namedb so I'm not sure what to 
> do about this. Could this be the cause of named not starting 
> at boot time?
> Tamir

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