[CentOS] Bind data directory borked on update from 5.3 to 5.4
brian.mathis at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 23:26:48 UTC 2010
On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 3:51 PM, Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at buc.com> wrote:
> I updated my secondary DNS server from 5.3 to 5.4 today. After the
> update, named would not start. A bit of investigation found that all of
> the files in /var/named/chroot/var/named/data had been turned into links
> to themselves!
> Fortunately, since this is a secondary DNS, all I had to do was delete
> the files, replace the root hints file and let everything else copy back
> over from the master. If this had been the master, I would have had to
> restore from backups.
> Has anyone else seen this problem?
Do you have the caching-nameserver package installed? I've heard this
can cause problems with files getting overwritten.
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