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Re: PAM S.O.S



I'd be really surprised if this was a PAM problem. Are you running a
'new' kernel? Too many files open looks a lot like the sort of thing an
out of control machine might fall over.

Cheers

Andrew

Fathi Ben Nasr wrote:
> 
> I have installed openldap in the suggested order with ldapns and
> passwd, which is supposed to fix a bug in pam, on a redhat 5.2.
> Once configured with ldapinit -m and ldapmigrate, I tried made a
> lookup
> with netscape communicator address book on the database, then I got
> "no
> such object". This is not a big problem since I am trying to set up
> ldap
> with no success since many weeks. The problem is that I got an unusual
> 
> error messge when did "ps -ax". The message was "/bin/ps too many
> files
> open" so I shutdown the system and when rebooting, the system hanged
> up
> when running named:
> I renamed named to namedbak, and the system hanged when running dhcpd
> I renamed dhcpd to dhcpdbak, and the system hanged when running
> sendmail, then smbd, ...
> finally after renaming many files, the system went to the login prompt
> 
> but now I takes long time to verify my password for then refuising my
> connection with no further message.
> 
> FAthi Ben NAsr.
> 
>



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