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Re: bind has quit working

On Saturday 27 September 2003 5:43 am, Stephen Patterson wrote:
>On Sat, 27 Sep 2003 04:30:26 +0200, Jeff Elkins wrote:
>> On my personal server, bind has quit working.
>> Previously, I had a caching nameserver running at that also
>> resolved local names on my internal network.

>I'd start with nslint, this will check your named config and zone
>files for sanity. Its helped me fix completely broken DNS servers in
>the past.

Thanks. I installed nslint and it revealed several:

nslint: missing "ptr": z.elkins. ->

one each for each member of my LAN. Just for chuckles, I removed bind9 then 
re-installed it and the dns server is working again. However, the missing 
"ptr" errors remain. 

What is a missing ptr?

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