[CentOS] nss_ldap loop sleeping after ...

Thu Nov 28 08:43:10 UTC 2013
Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org>

Am 28.11.2013 04:38, schrieb aurfalien:
> Hi,
> I rebooted a old Centos 5 box and now its stuck in an ever increasing timeout loop;
> nss_ldap: reconnecting tl LDAP server (sleeping # seconds)....
> This happens before network services starts.
> Any one know how I can break out of this?
> I tried booting in single user mode from the grub menu but no dice, the thing keeps nss_ldap looping.
> Thanks in advance,
> - aurf

Either wait long enough at a normal boot process or add "confirm" to the
kernel line at grub while booting and skip the ldap service to start.

I guess it is an unpatched old box and the issue has already been solved
by an update.