Thanks you gugs for your help. After look at the log I realize that I
need put a priority number after the MX pointer even I only have one
MX record in the test.linux file. Hope this information will help
other people somehow.

David Botham wrote in message news:...
> "Lewis Sun" wrote on 10/01/2004 09:43:41 AM:
> > I changed a little bit of the test.linux file. I add the A record for
> > test.linux. I also remove those two forwarder servers. Here is the new

> dig
> > results. Any thought?
> >
> > [root@localhost named]# dig test.linux
> > ; <<>> DiG 9.2.1 <<>> test.linux
> > ;; global options: printcmd
> > ;; Got answer:
> > ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: SERVFAIL, id: 32073

>
> Notice the status of SERVFAIL. That indicates that there is probably a
> config error for this zone.
>
> Show us the log output when starting named.
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Dave...
>
>
> > ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0
> >
> > ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> > ;test.linux. IN A
> >
> > ;; Query time: 1011 msec
> > ;; SERVER: 127.0.0.1#53(127.0.0.1)
> > ;; WHEN: Fri Oct 1 09:37:40 2004
> > ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 28
> >
> > /var/named/test.linux
> >
> > $TTL 86400
> > @ IN SOA test.linux. root.test.linux. (
> > 42 ; serial (d.

> adams)
> > 3H ; refresh
> > 15M ; retry
> > 1W ; expiry
> > 1D ) ; minimum
> >
> > IN NS ns.test.linux. ; Name server
> > IN MX mail.test.linux. ; Mail server
> > localhost A 127.0.0.1
> > test.linux. A 192.168.0.194
> > ns IN A 192.168.0.194
> > MX mail
> > www CNAME ns
> > mail IN A 192.168.0.194
> > MX mail
> >
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