[Samba] Re: A little help with nss_ldap - User xxx in passdb, but getpwnam() fails!

Robert Silvia coolhand1977 at comcast.net
Fri Nov 26 22:44:39 GMT 2004

I've given up on Yast... it doesn't always catch dependences; refusing 
to install something with no message indicting why.

I found that installing apt from guru's rpm site is the best way to go 
in terms of updates and installing additional software.

I know I will no longer use Suse as a server,

I'm sure if I purchased the enterprise addition with all the support it 
would be a very nice solution; but without the support it is very 

I do however enjoy it as a desktop (well 9.2 at least) for my laptop, 
their replacement for acpi works very well with my laptop's speed stepping.


Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Robert Silvia wrote:
>> I can say this if Tomak is using Suse then this may very well be how 
>> Suse built the package.
>> I left suse for this exact reason, a perfect example of how they 
>> changed Samba's "ldap ssl = "parameter
>> for what ever reason they set this parameter to relate to start_tls / 
>> false instead of start_tls / off.
>> so they may have change other settings as well.
>> Using redhat 9 %u works as it should.
>> I can't begin to explain the nightmares I had setting up cyrus on suse 
>> because of all the proprietary settings they have.
> Indeed. The more and more I use it, the more and more I begin to dislike 
> it, because of the simple issues with it (like not working Webmin if not 
> updated, downgrading performed by Yast in order to install something, 
> just to upgrade right after that, wiping out your /etc/resolv.conf by 
> Yast etc.).
> Tomek

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