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Re: [suse-security] Problems with YaST / Usermanagement
  • From: Stefan Suurmeijer <stefan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 23:45:16 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008022341270.9325-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2 Aug 2000, Simone Grabstein wrote:

> > The problem that you encounter is most likely caused
> > by incoherent caching
> > of the nscd. You could change some settings in
> > /etc/nscd.conf, or you
> > disable it completely (since you don't use NIS(+) or
> > alike) in
> > /etc/rc.config.
>
> What about NSCD starting up AUTONOMOUSLY?!
>
> I have it explicitly disabled in the /etc/rc.config of
> a 24/7 server of mine, and after a while I find 7
> (SEVEN) instances of /usr/sbin/nscd up and happily
> running!
>
> I've no idea about who or what invokes it. :-(
>
>

Have you checked the daemon startup script (/etc/rc.d/nscd)? Mine looks
ok, but maybe in your distribution there is a typo which causes it to not
check for a START_NSCD=yes.
Just a thought.

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