Bug 10636 - nsswitch.conf containing nis(plus)
nsswitch.conf containing nis(plus)
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
6.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2000-04-07 11:02 EDT by Michael Redinger
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-14 17:31:11 EST
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Description Michael Redinger 2000-04-07 11:02:46 EDT
nsswitch.conf does contain nis(plus) entries. When kernel 2.4 is out, this
might be a problem. AFAIK this could cause major slowdowns. nisplus should
probably be commented out (maybe let the installer do this? He does  ask
anyway if you want to use NIS).
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 10:52:59 EDT
assign to jakub
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-12-14 17:31:11 EST
This was dealt with for later releases. Glibc and the kernel are also somewhat
smarter about error icmps in the 2.4 kernel world too

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