playing with 9.9.2b1 and ECDSA

Doug Barton dougb at
Thu Aug 16 19:58:15 UTC 2012

On 08/16/2012 03:49 AM, Tony Finch wrote:
> Tony Finch <dot at> wrote:
>> 15-Aug-2012 19:56:31.969 general: error: zone update_sigs:add_sigs -> sign failure
> This turned out to be because /dev/random inside my chroot was set up
> incorrectly. FreeBSD has a somewhat unusual way of dealing with device
> nodes.

The default configuration for named in FreeBSD handles chroot, including
all of the required device nodes, for you. What I always suggest to
users is to start with the defaults, and then modify it to suit.

Good luck,


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