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Re: F8 is getting *really* sysadmin-hostile


On Fri, 16 Nov 2007 03:17:21 -0500, Kelly Miller wrote:

> I hope by then all the kinks have been worked out.  I STILL can't use
> NM to do networking, due to various problematic bugs in it.  Even
> when it was working, I still had to start up the legacy networking
> system first, due to a pretty serious cyclical dependency;
> NetworkManager depends on DBus, which depends on being able to get
> userids.  If you're using an LDAP server, though... the result is
> NetworkManager needs DBus, which needs LDAP, which needs
> NetworkManager.  The result?  The system freezes at the first service
> in the cycle.

There is a neat option I learned some time ago:

nss_initgroups_ignoreusers root,ldap,named,avahi,haldaemon,dbus

This (should) make ldap ignore these users (which exist locally,
unless you manually removed them)

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