[K12OSN] NIS and /home

Lewis Holcroft lewis at pcc.com
Thu Jun 17 17:50:05 UTC 2004

Problem solved.

I guess .gtkrc is kinda important. ;) I need a nap.


On Jun 17, 2004, at 11:24 AM, Lewis Holcroft wrote:

> Hello,
> I am having an interesting problem. I have an NIS server running on an 
> old RedHat 6.2 server. I am running ypbind on two LTSP 4.0.1 servers. 
> I am using rsync to create the /home/user files on the LTSP servers. I 
> would use NFS if I had a bandwidth to handle that option, but I do 
> not. Also I don't expect users to be changing a great deal.
> I am able to log onto the LTSP server without a problem. Other users 
> can not. I have in the past used X on the 6.2 machine and I did get a 
> message the first time I logged onto the LTSP box that told me my old 
> setting had been updated.
> None of the other users have done this. I am quite sure the problem is 
> that the appropriate .gconf directories don't exist.
> So the question is. How can I create the necessary directories easily? 
> Also, Am I barking up the wrong tree? If so where should I be looking?
> Thanks
> Lewis
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> Lewis Holcroft
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> Physician's Computer Company
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