Nov The same files must have the same inode number in the first column of the output in the both directories.
As the server administrator it will be your responsibility to determine whether or not a version update will cause any conflicts on your server.
Note to Red Hat 9 Customers If you are running a Virtual Private Server (VPS) with the Red hat 9 operating system, you will need to either upgrade to a more current operating system or download the source RPM from the BIND website for your version of BIND and compile it on your server.
The system will then proceed to update all the needed packages for you automatically.
For root hints (initial priming of root servers), BIND 9 has had this for years.
If you don’t put a hints file in named.conf, named will use the compiled in hints.