Re: try to run named to no avail
"service named start" instead of "named start"
"service named stop" instead of "named stop"
Then look at the log file to ensure there were no errors
"tail -50 /var/log/messages"
Hope this helps,
"desimal" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Ive just recently setup BIND 9.3.0 on a Fedora 3 box.
> I went step by step through my manual,
> when i finished, i run 'named start' and i get a command directive
> about how to use named.
> i try 'named stop' and i recieve the same message
> named -v returns 9.3.0
> and running 'named' by itself basically returns me to the next line of
> my shell.
> any ideas? im new to BIND.
> thanks again