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I am trying to quit named, but it keeps popping up. I tried removing the configuration an key files, unloading it from launchd, you name it. Yet it keeps starting. How do I kill it permanently?

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You need to figure out what keeps restarting it. Are you sure you unloaded it successfully from launchd? –  Gordon Davisson Feb 25 '13 at 16:08
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Yes, pretty sure. But I have just figured out what it was. The Internet Sharing option in System Preferences also launches an instance of named. Quit it, and named stopped popping up. –  arik-so Feb 25 '13 at 18:57

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