Apache + Caching DNS: conflict at bootup? (DNS runs too late)

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Mon May 9 23:36:38 PDT 2005

In the last episode (May 09), Colin Percival said:
> Rob wrote:
> > Some time ago, there was (or still is) a similar conflict with
> > hostname resolution at bootup when using ntpd.
> Yes, but not with named -- the problem was only when using a dns
> cache from the ports tree, since those are started later in the boot
> sequence.

I always put two nameserver lines in my resolv.conf, even on machines
running bind (where the first line is  That way if programs
are started before bind, they can still do DNs lookups.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com

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