Subject: Re: DNS Assistance needed
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 10/23/1999 16:45:43
In article <>,
Bruce Lane <> wrote:
>Hi, folks,
>	I'm about at the end of my rope here. I thought I could form a pretty
>clear picture between the O'Reilly 'DNS and BIND' book and NetBSD 1.4.1's
>MAN page for named, but nooooooo....
>	Is ANYone running a primary and/or backup DNS server on a SPARC with
>NetBSD? If so, would you be so kind as to share with me your db.* files so
>I can have an example from a known-good setup to work from? E-mail
>attachment will do fine, but please send them in plain text rather than a
>	The current situation: named starts OK on the primary server from the
>command in /etc/rc.conf. However, something must be weird because I'll get
>one or both of these symptoms.
>	1). The primary server will suddenly decide it's not authoritative.
>	2). With an nslookup, the IP address showing the nameserver's addy is all
>0's (when entered from the local keyboard on each machine). This may be
>normal -- I'm not sure.
>	Thanks in advance.

Look in /var/log/messages, named will tell you what the problem is.