Apache + Caching DNS: conflict at bootup? (DNS runs too late)
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Mon May 9 22:24:20 PDT 2005
I'm running 5-Stable as of today.
The PC is a dual-homed gateway to a local network,
a caching nameserver, httpd server, firewall etc.
In /etc/rc.conf, I have:
The nameserver works fine after bootup, so I suppose
that the named.conf is properly configured as a
After bootup, there's no httpd running, so I have
to start it manually.
During the bootup, following line occurs in
hostname nor servname provided, or not known:
mod_unique_id: unable to find IPv4 address of
(I faked "my.host.name" in this email, but
it is an officially registered hostname + IP)
I solved the problem, by commenting out the line
But I think the actual problem is that there's a
conflict in bootup order of the caching nameserver
and the apache server.
Some time ago, there was (or still is) a similar
conflict with hostname resolution at bootup when
Somehow the caching nameserver seems to get up and
working too late in the boot process. Is that
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