In the newer versions of bind you need to add to /etc/rc.conf:
named_uid="username"
you want to run named as.

        -Derek

At 07:24 PM 2/26/2007, Noah Garrett Wallach wrote:
Hi there,

named is not starting when I reboot a FreeBSD 6.2 server and I cant figure out why.
there are no error mesasges in /var/log/messages during the boot process.

even when I manually start there are no error messages.

# grep named /etc/rc.conf
named_enable="YES"
# pkg_info | grep bind
bind9-9.3.4 Completely new version of the BIND DNS suite with updated D



# grep BIND messages
Feb 26 11:50:53 access2 named[1704]: starting BIND 9.3.3
Feb 26 14:07:19 access2 named[990]: starting BIND 9.3.3
Feb 26 17:19:59 access2 named[966]: starting BIND 9.3.4 -c /etc/namedb/named.conf Feb 26 17:20:07 access2 named[974]: starting BIND 9.3.4 -c /etc/namedb/named.conf Feb 26 17:20:19 access2 named[981]: starting BIND 9.3.4 -c /etc/namedb/named.conf
# /etc/rc.d/named stop
# /etc/rc.d/named start
# grep BIND messages
Feb 26 11:50:53 access2 named[1704]: starting BIND 9.3.3
Feb 26 14:07:19 access2 named[990]: starting BIND 9.3.3
Feb 26 17:19:59 access2 named[966]: starting BIND 9.3.4 -c /etc/namedb/named.conf Feb 26 17:20:07 access2 named[974]: starting BIND 9.3.4 -c /etc/namedb/named.conf Feb 26 17:20:19 access2 named[981]: starting BIND 9.3.4 -c /etc/namedb/named.conf Feb 26 17:23:46 access2 named[1005]: starting BIND 9.3.4 -c /etc/namedb/named.conf

any clues please?

Cheers,

Noah
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