compile and install from source

Mathieu Arnold mat at
Mon Mar 30 15:13:26 UTC 2015

+--On 30 mars 2015 16:46:36 +0200 Daniel Ryslink
<daniel.ryslink at> wrote:
| In 8.4., the default chroot for BIND is /var/named, you might want to use
| that. Please not that in FreeBSD 10, BIND is removed from system and
| replaced with Unbound as the default resolver, and the chroot in
| /var/named is gone, you have to make it manually.

That's not true, it's just not enabled by default, because it is a mess to
get *right* when migrating from {8,9} to 10.

| If you run Bind in chroot, you should have this in rc.conf:
| named_enable="YES"
| named_flags="-t /var/named"

Nope, you should use:

| syslogd_flags="-s -l /var/named/dev/log"

And I think that should be written as:


| Use the rc script /usr/local/etc/rc.d/named to start and stop the BIND
| process.

Mathieu Arnold

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