Red Hat and Bind

Thierry Michels t.michels at
Thu Nov 4 17:01:14 UTC 2004

Thank you for your answer.

I have received the solution on another news groupe. If you read french and
want to see the detail:


The Problem was that the ROOTDIR variable was set.

Thank you

"Steve Sandau" <ssandau at> a écrit dans le message de
news:cm909j$1n4d$1 at
> Thierry Michels wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have Red Hat Fedora and I try to instal DNS.
> > Each time I start named the error "file not found" is returned.
> > The file exist and the path is right in Named.conf.
> >
> > Named.conf:
> >
> > options{
> >     directory "/var/named";
> >
> > Thank you for your answer
> Check that the "named" executable is in your path. ('which named' will
> tell you.) Try starting the named service with 'service named start' on
> Fedora. It should be named.conf (with a small 'n' not a capital).
> See if any of these things help.
> Steve Sandau

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