Netboot image with NIS package hangs on squashfs extraction
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 03:54:05PM +0000, Adam Faulconbridge wrote:
> I'm having an issue with netbooting Debian live. It appears that
> when I add the NIS package to the image in a lh_config --packages
> command, it then hangs when unpacking the squashfs on boot. [...]
> Has anyone successfully added NIS to an image before?
I've done by modifying pre-existing casper images.
> passwd: nis compat
> group: nis compat
> shadow: compat
These are backward; it's trying to talk to NIS to resolve e.g. the
groups user 0 is in, before the network is brought up. Try
> passwd: files nis
> group: files nis
> shadow: files nis
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