Help! BIND dies every hour leaving a Zombie.

Doug Barton DougB at
Sun Oct 13 07:53:52 UTC 2002

On 11 Oct 2002, Martin Glaude wrote:

> Doug Barton <DougB at> wrote in message news:<anjj7j$b3hf$1 at>...
> > You could also bump the named debug level up, and log that.... but in my
> > experience the steps above provide a lot of useful information.
> Thanks for the advice, Doug.  I gave it a try, but I'm still as
> stumped as ever.
> Here's the command line I ran:
> /usr/local/sbin/named -f -g -u named -d 2 -t /chroot/named -c
> /etc/named.conf &> named.log

That'll redirect stdout to the log, however you shouldn't background the
process... that defeats the purpose of running it in the foreground.

... /etc/named.conf > named.log 2>&1

will also redirect stderr.


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