BIND patches versions for older Fedoras

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Mon Jul 14 15:43:14 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 08:06:03AM -0400, Mark Haney wrote:
> I think we've all heard about the major vulnerability in DNS lately.  My 
> question is, how far back will the patched BIND versions go in Fedora? 
> My problem is this:  I have 2 systems that are DNS servers than cannot 
> be upgraded past FC6 because of the problem with mkinitrd that is 
> keeping my Qlogic FC driver from loading on boot.  Therefore, I'm stuck 
> until that gets resolved.  I can definitely build the patched version 
> from source if I must, but wanted to see if possibly someone is going to 
> build one for FC6 and make it available on one of the repos.

Fedora's build systems are disabled for Fedora 7 and earlier, so it
won't be released into the standard Fedora updates trees for F7 or

I'm afraid you're on your own.

Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO &

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