Subject: Re: Console login fails with NIS
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Aaron J. Grier <email@example.com>
Date: 06/10/2005 17:22:04
On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 07:44:20PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > I tested this on a similar NIS client (NetBSD/i386 2.0.2): I removed
> > the + lines and put this instead of the existing group, group_compat,
> > passwd and passwd_compat entries:
> > group: files nis
> > passwd: files nis
> > Then I disconnected the network cable and tried to login as root
> > but I'm still getting these NIS related (yp_something) timeouts so
> > clearly NIS is used even with root logins. What am I doing wrong?
> I suspect that, even if the root account is local, it still needs to access
> NIS to know to which groups it belongs.
but nsswitch.conf says to check files before nis... so why is it even
is root in any groups which aren't in /etc/group?
Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." | firstname.lastname@example.org