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Article ID: 7
by: Reese K.
Posted: 16 Apr, 2011
Last updated: 16 Apr, 2011
Views: 1753

System hangs during messagebus startup

This problem has been experienced after rebooting a system in which ldap has been configured.  Note that LDAP functions properly immeidately after it is setup on the machine, but hangs at "staring system message bus" after a reboot.  To fix, reboot in single user mode or into linux rescue and edit /etc/ldap.conf

If linux rescue is used, the disk may have to be remounted rw in order to edit /etc/ldap.conf if for some reason a user receives a read-only file system message or cannot chroot to /mnt/sysimage.

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nss_initgroups_ignoreusers root,ldap,named,avahi,haldaemon,dbus

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