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Re: [vox-tech] re: eh?

Well, I am using Mandrake, which is Redhat for the most part.  I didn't
have to actually mess with those files though, I just went to the
services somewhere in Mandrake Control Center and told them not start at
boot time.  Now I'm not having that problem.  I don't know how it got
started, though.  Weird.  Thanks for your help.

Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> i think more importantly than a copy of nsswitch is to simply not start the
> service upon startup.
> you probably use redhat; i think the startup scripts are /etc/rc.d/rc3.d for
> non-graphical startup of /etc/rc.d/rc5.d for graphical startup (it has been a
> long time since i used redhat).   for suse, it's rc2.d and rc5.d.
> one of your scripts starts ypserv, the server for NIS.  it's probably called
> something like S[0-9][0-9]ypserv or S[0-9][0-9]nis.   first kill the service
> by
> ./S[0-9][0-9]ypserv stop    (for example)
> next, disable the service by moving
> S[0-9][0-9]ypserv   to   s[0-9][0-9]ypserv
> S[0-9][0-9]nis   to   s[0-9][0-9]nis
> change the starting S to a small s.  they won't be run on startup if they
> begin with small s.
> while you're at it, no doubt you're running portmap.  move the portmap
> startup script to a small s as well.
> pete

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