BIND won't load zone files, yet doesn't report errors

Danny Mayer mayer at
Sat Feb 23 02:40:31 UTC 2002

At 06:55 PM 2/22/02, Jon Merriman wrote:

>For some reason during my reading I never saw named-checkconf or 
>named-checkzone mentioned. Well I ran them and it found some errors, which 
>I corrected. All zone files check out with named-checkzone. The config 
>file didn't show any errors.
>However, named still will not load. And yes, by load I mean it will not 
>show up in ps or nmap.
>Jon Merriman

Try running it in the forground using the command
named -g [other params]

It will then output to your screen what's going on and it should help you 
where and why it's exiting.


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