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Re: id gives conflicting results

This one time, at band camp, Juha Jäykkä said:
> > The issue is with pam_group and /etc/security/group.conf.
> How can I debug this further? I don't know how the kernel checks the
> permissions, since apparently the output of "id" and what groups the
> kernel thinks the user belongs to, differ. Perhaps tweaking
> nsswitch.conf might help?

Doubtful.  Several things might cause this behavior (slow slapd timing
out, nscd caching bad information, group queries set up wrong), but it's
hard to say.  The fact that it's so random leads me to believe it's
something like a slapd timeout.

Good luck,
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