Jobe Bittman jobe at tns.net
Thu Feb 21 21:42:32 UTC 2002


I had this same problem. If you installed from source, look at the 
configure option for your random device. It's either /dev/urandom or 
/dev/random. Whichever is the default, try the opposite. I think it was 
urandom to random. Then everything should work.


At 12:50 PM 2/21/2002 -0800, you wrote:

>Newly installed FreeBSD 4.5, bind 9.2.0
>Downloaded and installed bind 9.2.0. Was running bind 8 and am using my old
>named.conf file. named is running and answering queries. Can't get rndc to
>run. Checked the list archives. Read the man pages and decided to just
>generate the rndc.key file to start. When I run rndc-confgen -a it just
>hangs. No errors and never exits. Any help would be appreciated.
>Karyn Williams
>Network Services Manager
>karyn at calarts.edu

Jobe Bittman
System Administrator
Terracom Network Services
858.268.8911 (tel)
858.268.9212 (fax)
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