Subject: Re: Console login fails with NIS
To: None <>
From: Martti Kuparinen <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/13/2005 11:20:07
(I didn't see this on the list so here we go again)

Martti Kuparinen wrote:
>> I suspect that, even if the root account is local, it still needs to 
>> access
>> NIS to know to which groups it belongs.
> That was it. But why doesn't this work?
> group:          files nis [unavail=return]
> passwd:         files nis
> If I remove "nis [unavail=return]" from group: then I get instant login.
> With the above settings I'm still getting yp_client timeouts (I only
> waited two timeout messages).
> Martti