Is BIND9 not stable since BIND8 is the default?
On Mon, 2003-08-18 at 16:43, Daniel Bye wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 04:25:00PM +0200, Jacob Vennervald Madsen wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have a FreeBSD 4.8 box which I want to setup as a DNS server.
> > By default BIND8 is installed but I want to use BIND9. How do I remove
> > the old BIND version?
> The easiest thing to do is install BIND9 from the ports, and set
> named_program="/usr/local/sbin/named" in /etc/rc.conf. This won't remove
> the version in the base system, but it will cause the newer version to be
> started at boot time.
> If you really want to delete the default version, find and delete any
> BIND-related files (the packing list for the ports version of BIND8 may be
> helpful here) before you install the port of BIND9. You should probably
> also set `NO_BIND=true' in /etc/make.conf, so that you don't end up building
> them again at your next buildworld.
> I have only attempted this once, though, and found the effort was not
> rewarded with any real sense of achievement.
> > It doesn't seem to be a package.
> It's not. It comes as part of the base system.
> Daniel Bye
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