[CentOS] named & rndc

Sat Sep 22 13:44:20 UTC 2007
Peter Arremann <loony at loonybin.org>

On Saturday 22 September 2007, umair shakil wrote:
> Salam,
> Tell me one thing, you killed the service, means service not running.....
> when u start the
> service then why are u using this command!!!
> service named restart????????
> should be "service named start" or /etc/init.d/named start
Because restart executes stop and then start. Even if the process has been 
killed, there may be other things like lock files, shared memory segments and 
so on around that will be properly removed by stop. Therefore using restart 
instead of start is a correct and good practice.