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Re: [Samba] winbind ubuntu 9.10 crashing machine

From: Jim Kusznir <jkusznir_at_nospam>
Date: Tue May 18 2010 - 20:01:28 GMT
To: samba@lists.samba.org

Oh, note for the "does not crash the system", there is one other
modification that is required to be made at the same time: I need to
remove winbind from the pam.d/* files. In order for the system to
boot successfully when winbind is badly broken/crashed, I must
simultaneously remove it from nsswitch.conf AND pam.d/*. Only doing
one or the other still results in a hung system. Removing it from
both allows the computer to be used with local accounts but does not
"fix" winbind; it remains "crashed" and spews large quantities of log
messages, some of which are included at the beginning of this thread.

Thanks!
--Jim

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 12:59 PM, Jim Kusznir <jkusznir@gmail.com> wrote:
> It doesn't crash the system, but it doesn't authenticate against
> winbind, and winbind is still very broke (large quantity of log
> messages, wbinfo -u don't return, etc).
>
> --Jim
>
> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Chris Smith <smb_77@chrissmith.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Jim Kusznir <jkusznir@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Any more suggestions? Anyone actually using winbind successfully?
>>
>> What changes if you change:
>>
>> /etc/nsswitch.conf
>> -------------
>> passwd: compat winbind
>> group: compat winbind
>>
>> to:
>> -------------
>> passwd: compat
>> group: compat
>>
>> ?
>>
>> Does it still crash?
>>
>> Chris
>>
>
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