Subject: Re: ypbind hangs as of current from midday yesterday (kern+user)
To: Sarton O'Brien <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/2007 18:17:26
On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 01:08:37PM +1000, Sarton O'Brien wrote:
> Hi all,
> Since upgrading to yesterdays current my NIS server (xen domu) won't start 
> ypbind.
> I have tried reinitializing the yp database and files with no change. All the 
> other NIS relevant processes are starting fine. NFS is working better than 
> ever.
> What can I do to provide more details? I've not had to debug a process before 
> so any information that can enable me to help would be appreciated.

Can you ping your ypbind client when this happens ?
I would first start with tcpdump on both lo0 and the network interface ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference