To load novell-named with -t (chroot) option, make sure that the following directories are created under the chroot directory with permissions to user specified with -u option:
The configuration file directory - /etc/opt/novell/named
The log file directory - /var/opt/novell/log/named
The pid directory - /var/opt/novell/run/named
In addition to this, edit the load command with the chroot path in the /etc/init.d/novell-named script.