nss_ldap and ping not working

Herbert Gasiorowski gasi3 at web.de
Thu Nov 20 09:17:54 UTC 2003

I found out that the nss_ldap queries works with
     getent hosts xyz
but not with
     ping xyz

ping (and e.g. traceroute) hangs somewhere within
( libnss_ldap with debugging stops after: "nss_ldap: ==> ldap_init" )
and futex
( strace stops at "futex(0x375a8c, FUTEX_WAIT, 2, NULL" )

This is the same for known and unknown hosts.

Other programs work just fine: telnet rsh arping ssh ...
(but ssh outputs a warning "socket: Address family not supported by protocol" )

Herbert Gasiorowski

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