named fails

Simon Waters Simon at
Sun Feb 24 03:57:13 UTC 2002

news wrote:
>     I'm getting a "no current owner" failure when named starts. I've seen
> this when the soa is on the first line, but this time it is giving it to me
> about root.hints. I'm not sure where to go with this now. It doesn't seem
> like it could be a syntax error within root.hints.

Urm sounds to me like it could be a syntax error in root.hints.
It definitely still says "type hint" for zone "." in named.conf

Post named.conf for more help. "root.hints" can be recreated
(without the comments) from a working name server "dig
@ipaddress . ns >root.hints"

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