In the last episode (Jan 01), lewiz said: > At the login: prompt I enter my username (lewiz), hit return and get > nothing for a while until: > > yp_order: clnt_call: RPC: Timed out > > This message gets repeated a few times but I can do pretty much > nothing with my machine. > > Even as I log in as a local user (say root) I get past entering my > password, at which point I get the same message. I can't understand > why this happens. > Update here: I've just sat and watched it a bit longer. I only get > one repetition of this message with root, after which it allows me to > login as per usual. Still, this seems odd because root has nothing > to do with the YP/NIS configuration, does it?
Hit ^T during the pause and find out what program is hanging. You probably have a command in your shell's startup script that is trying to resolve an NIS username. -- Dan Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message