[CentOS] Re: nscd crashes

Josh Kelley joshkel at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 01:21:21 UTC 2006

On 10/8/06, Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> wrote:
> Josh Kelley wrote:
> > I've had problems with nscd crashing every few days on my CentOS 4
> > mail server for a while now.  The problems started maybe around CentOS
> > 4.2, although I don't remember for sure.  My debugging efforts let me
> > to disable nscd's persistent cache, and that seemed to work for a
> > while, but since upgrading to CentOS 4.4, the crashes have started
> > again.
> ...
> > Has anyone seen similar problems with nscd?
> Yup, another me-too.  Disabling nscd was the only reliable
> workaround/fix.  :(

Thanks for the feedback.

Any suggestions/experience with the system unreliability I'd seen
after nscd crashed?  Or does that improve if nscd is disabled entirely
(instead of enabled but crashed, leaving a socket behind)?

Josh Kelley

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