[CentOS] webmin and DNS configuration on CentOS 6.2

Wed May 9 21:55:36 UTC 2012
Bob Hoffman <bob at bobhoffman.com>

On 5/9/2012 4:38 PM, Boris Epstein wrote:
> Hello listmates,
> I have two seemingly identical (in this reglard, at least) machine - both
> of them are running CentOS 6.2 with bind (bind-chroot) installed. I used
> webmin to edit the DNS configuration. One one of them it seems to work
> fine, on the other I get messages akin to the following:
> Failed to create master zone : Failed to replace
> /var/named/chroot/etc/named.conf with
> /var/named/chroot/etc/named.conf.webmintmp.13214 : Device or resource busy
> > From what I can tell, the file
> /var/named/chroot/etc/named.conf.webmintmp.13214 never even gets created to
> begin with.
> Has anyone experienced that? Does anyone know what the issue is?
> Thanks.
> Boris.
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I don't know anything about webmin, but I know in 6.x the zone files go 
in /var/named...
and then when you reload named, they are chrooted...but you should let 
named do that.
I might hazard to guess webmin is trying to put it where it should not go?