also sprach martin f krafft <email@example.com> [2007.05.21.0939 +0200]: > > FWIW, we've recently moved alioth to using nss_updatedb as > > a result of symptoms exactly like this. Various people have > > talked about working with the new upstream version of nss-pgsql to > > see if it does any better, but I don't know if they have working > > packages yet. > > Ah, thanks for the info. nscd will do the job nicely. In our > environment, if the SQL database is down, it's hardly worth to keep > machines running. I now tried this without success. I have passwd: compat pgsql [NOTFOUND=return] db group: compat pgsql [NOTFOUND=return] db in nsswitch.conf and I ran `nss-updatedb pgsql`, but futex deadlock remains. Only nscd "fixes" this. -- Please do not send copies of list mail to me; I read the list! .''`. martin f. krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org> : :' : proud Debian developer, author, administrator, and user `. `'` http://people.debian.org/~madduck - http://debiansystem.info `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems the reason that every major university maintains a department of mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.
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