You shouldn't be able to do that, you can switch threading support
on/off only at compile-time (using the ./configure option mentioned
above). Upgrading your kernel could also be an option, but I don't know
if this solution suits your environment.

saravanan ganapathy wrote:

>I did upgradation using rpm package. Is there any way
>to disable threads in this method?
>
>Sarav
>
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>--- Steve Friedl wrote:
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>
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>>On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 07:29:58AM -0700, saravanan
>>ganapathy wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hai,
>>> Due to some reasons, still I am using RH6.2
>>>
>>>

>>where
>>
>>
>>>bind8.2 is running. Now I need to upgrade to bind
>>>
>>>

>>9.x
>>
>>
>>>and got the following error when I start named
>>>
>>>

>>after
>>
>>
>>>upgradation
>>>
>>># /etc/rc.d/init.d/named start
>>>
>>>Starting named: named: -u not supported on Linux
>>>kernels older than 2.3.99-pre3 or 2.2.18 when
>>>
>>>

>>using
>>
>>
>>>threads
>>>
>>>
>>>

>>
>>
>>
>>> [FAILED]
>>>
>>>If I haven't specified '-u named' option in named
>>>script, then it will try to start bind as root
>>>
>>>

>>user.
>>
>>
>>>Is there any way I can run bind using 'named'
>>>
>>>

>>user?
>>
>>Rebuild BIND and add --disable-threads to the
>>./configure args
>>
>>Steve
>>
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>>
>>
>>

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