Bind > 9.12 Will Not Start On FreeBSD

Anand Buddhdev anandb at
Sat Apr 27 20:33:10 UTC 2019

On 27/04/2019 21:52, Tim Daneliuk wrote:

Hi Tim,

> Running:  FreeBSD 11.2-STABLE #0 r345904
> Bind 9.11 works fine.  If I attempt to install 9.12 or greater, the
> installation succeeds but any attempt to start the daemon fails silently.
> Output of 'sh -x /usr/local/rc.d/named start' follows below.

This doesn't show anything useful. BIND usually logs to syslog when
starting up. Check your syslog - you may find more useful messages in there.


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