compile and install from source

Jeremy C. Reed jreed at
Mon Mar 30 14:11:41 UTC 2015

On Sun, 29 Mar 2015, INVALID_ADDRESS wrote:
> named_conf="/etc/namedb/named.conf"     # Path to the configuration file
> So I changed the path (in /etc/rc.conf) to /usr/local/sbin/named
> But now I get:
> $ /etc/rc.d/named start
> Starting named.
> /etc/rc.d/named: WARNING: failed to start named
> But nothing is logged in /var/log/messages

Try running:

  /usr/local/sbin/named -g -c /etc/namedb/named.conf -u bind

to see what the output tells you.

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