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Re: NIS issues

On Apr 04, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> In article <cistron.20000402145828.A20491@cs.mcgill.ca>,
> Nick Cabatoff  <ncc@cs.mcgill.ca> wrote:
> >and what I can do about it?
> Usually it is a very good idea to list the NIS servers directly
> in /etc/yp.conf instead of relying on broadcasts (the default if
> /etc/yp.conf is empty), it makes the NIS client stuff a bit more
> reliable. /etc/init.d/nis stop and start after that.

I gave that a try, but it doesn't seem to have helped.  It looks like
it's a question of our network being saturated during the execution of
certain cronjobs.  Time to buy that new switch, I guess.

Thanks very much for your informative reply.

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