[CentOS] Bind data directory borked on update from 5.3 to 5.4
Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Wed Jan 20 14:01:09 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 1/19/2010 5:26 PM, Brian Mathis wrote:
>> 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.
> If you install the caching-nameserver package it assumes you don't have
> any other configuration (that's that point of it being a
Nope, no caching-nameserver here. All I have is:
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