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Re: Latest FCs and LDAP

On Tue, 2007-01-02 at 16:12 -0500, Mark Haney wrote:
> Okay, so what's the deal with the latest openldap versions with FC5 or 6 
> and hanging on reboots if you have ldap in nsswitch.conf?  I have over a 
> dozen FC boxes that I use ldap with and I'm getting extremely frustrated 
> with the last couple of openldap packages I've updated to.  Each and 
> every one of them hangs on 'Starting System Message Bus....' UNLESS I 
> remove ldap from nsswitch.conf.
> The only known fix is to pull that from nsswitch prior to a reboot, but 
> this is just silly.  I have a half dozen other distros from Debian to 
> Gentoo and Suse with these versions and they don't have the problem, so 
> what gives?  I can't continue to kluge my way through this every time I 
> reboot these servers.  Fortunately I don't need to reboot very often, 
> but unfortunately when I do need to, I forget to do this and have to 
> reboot multiple times.
> Any hints on a fix?  Or a timeline to a fix?

Mark -

I ended up having to change the startup priority of LDAP from 27 to 12
so it starts before named. Then I added:

nss_initgroups_ignoreusers root,ldap,named,avahi,haldaemon

to /etc/ldap.conf so slapd will start and stop cleanly. Relevant
bugzillas are #186448 and 186527 (both are still listed as NEW, sigh).


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