[lug] NIS hang
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Sat Jan 13 11:55:03 MST 2007
On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 10:27:23PM -0600, Hugh Brown wrote:
> pam is likely the culprit. It tries to query nis for the root account
> and then goes off to the bitbucket bar. I have memories of needing a
> "compat" in nsswitch.conf but that may have been from rh 6.x and 7.x.
You may be right, but why would pam do that? I told it to look in files
before nis, and the root stuff is all in the files.
> I'd look at pam. I do remember rh having a problem with ldap, the local
> root account and a hang. Can you open up a terminal, su - to root then
> stop nis to test w/o having a lockup?
Nope, that's in the next email (no extra ttys). It was a reboot to
single-user mode situation.
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