Minor errors on boot

Michael Bernhardt MBernha at bart.gov
Mon Oct 22 19:48:48 UTC 2007

When my 64-bit Centos5 machine boots up, I see the following messages:
process `rndc' is using obsolete setsockopt SO_BSDCOMPAT
process `named' is using obsolete setsockopt SO_BSDCOMPAT

But named starts and works fine. I'm using BIND 9.4.1p1. The only option I
used when compiling was --with-openssl.

Here's my startup script, if it helps. I've been carrying this same script
through multiple versions making changes as required. If someone has a more
up-to-date one that would be great to see. Note that named is chrooted in
the directory /var/named (so dbs are in /var/named/var/named):
# named           This shell script takes care of starting and stopping
#                 named (BIND DNS server).
# chkconfig: - 55 45
# description: named (BIND) is a Domain Name Server (DNS) \
# that is used to resolve host names to IP addresses.
# probe: true

# Source function library.
. /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions

# Source networking configuration.
. /etc/sysconfig/network

# Check that networking is up.
[ ${NETWORKING} = "no" ] && exit 0

[ -f /usr/local/sbin/named ] || exit 0

[ -f /var/named/etc/named.conf ] || exit 0


# See how we were called.
case "$1" in
        # Start daemons.
        echo -n "Starting named... "
        /usr/local/sbin/named -u named -t /var/named
        # Stop daemons.
        echo -n "Shutting down named... "
        #pkill named
        /usr/local/sbin/rndc stop
        /usr/local/sbin/rndc status
        exit $?
        $0 stop
        $0 start
        /usr/local/sbin/rndc reload
        exit $?
        # named knows how to reload intelligently; we don't want linuxconf
        # to offer to restart every time
        /usr/local/sbin/rndc reload >/dev/null 2>&1 || echo start
        exit 0
        echo "Usage: named {start|stop|status|restart}"
        exit 1

exit $RETVAL

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