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Bug 131553 - chrooted binds fail named-checkconf in initscript
chrooted binds fail named-checkconf in initscript
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 130981
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: bind (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jason Vas Dias
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: 123574
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Reported: 2004-09-02 04:05 EDT by Anchor Systems Managed Hosting
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:05:25 EST
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Description Anchor Systems Managed Hosting 2004-09-02 04:05:59 EDT
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Gecko/20040820 Debian/1.7.2-4

Description of problem:
The initscript from the latest update does not pass the ROOTDIR or
OPTIONS variables to the named-checkconf call, nor the call to named
when checkconf fails, so if the daemon is chrooted then the daemon is
not restarted after an upgrade with errors such as:

Sep 02 17:53:58.951 starting BIND 9.2.4rc6 -g
Sep 02 17:53:58.951 using 4 CPUs
Sep 02 17:53:58.955 loading configuration from '/etc/named.conf'
Sep 02 17:53:58.956 none:0: open: /etc/named.conf: permission denied
Sep 02 17:53:58.956 loading configuration: permission denied
Sep 02 17:53:58.956 exiting (due to fatal error)

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. have ROOTDIR set in /etc/sysconfig/named
2. upgrade bind to latest version in RHEL 3ES update 3, by up2date
3. manually try to restart bind and observe error above

Actual Results:  up2date process starts timing out, diagnosis suggests
DNS timeouts, observation shows named process not running anymore.
manual restarts fail, with above error

Expected Results:  bind should have been ugpraded and restarted as no
configuration changes were made.

Additional info:

I fixed this locally by adding $OPTIONS to the end of the
named-checkconf call on line 41, and again to named -g on line 47 of

Though not technically a "crash", caused unexpected outage on
nameserver, hence severity High.
Comment 1 Jason Vas Dias 2004-09-02 10:43:50 EDT
 Yes, this bug was found earlier in bug #130981 and fixed in 
 bind-9.2.4rc7-10 - the next version for RHEL-3 will contain
 the fix.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 130981 ***
Comment 2 Milan Kerslager 2004-09-07 13:22:43 EDT
It has been reported as bug #131553 and closed as fix in FC Devel tree.
Comment 3 Milan Kerslager 2004-09-07 13:24:24 EDT
Sorry. Wrong place for commnet. Should be for bug #131803.
Comment 5 Jason Vas Dias 2004-10-19 09:52:46 EDT
This is fixed in RHEL-3 with bind-9.2.4-1_EL3 
Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:05:25 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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