[CentOS] not NetworkManager but dhclient turned off yet clobbered yp.conf on boot

Mon Dec 12 19:24:22 UTC 2011
Thomas Burns <tburns at hawaii.edu>

Oops! The actual clue in yp.conf is:

; generated by /sbin/dhclient-script

So I was looking in the wrong place.

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 8:53 AM, Thomas Burns <tburns at hawaii.edu> wrote:

> A system had a disk problem, I took out the disk, mounted on another
> system, tweaked around until I thought the disk problem was fixed, then put
> it back in the original system. I did not edit any config files among the
> tweaks. When I booted the system, NIS was not working right. I found that
> these files had been changed: /etc/yp.conf /etc/resolv.conf /etc/ntp.conf
> /etc/auto.master /etc/hosts.allow. A comment in the new bogus yp.conf
> indicated it had been created by NetworkManager. But Networkmanager is not
> active:
> # chkconfig --list|grep -i netw
> NetworkManager  0:off   1:off   2:off   3:off   4:off   5:off   6:off
> network         0:off   1:off   2:on    3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off
> Did hald or something like that run some NetworkManager stuff? How could
> this happen, or rather, how do I prevent this from ever happening again?
> mahalo,
> Dave

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