On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 06:30:29PM -0300, Patricio Rojo wrote:
> Hi, I have this bizarre problem and I would really appreciate if
> someone can point me in the right direction to solve it.
> I have a set of two amd64 machines with Debian Lenny. Machine 2
> reads all the users' information from the Machine 1 through LDAP.
> Also, in Machine 2 I set up a dchroot environment for 32 bits
> compatibility ( following
> In addition to the above instructions, on this Machine 2, I set up
> /etc/libnss*, /etc/ldap/*, and /etc/nsswitch.conf both for the amd64
> and for the i386 environments. I have no problems if I'm in the
> native amd64 mode. However, once I enter the i386 dchroot, some
> strange things happen:
> 1) For users from uid=1000 to uid=1031, I get an error if running
> 'whoami' (Cannot find name for user ID XXXX) and if I run 'id' , I
> get all the correct group numbers but no translation to group names
> in parenthesis as it should be. 'ls -l' also only lists group
> numbers but no names.
> 2) for user 1032 I cannot even change into the dchroot, I get the
> error "E: Group '1,031' not found"
what happens when you run a getent passwd or getent groups
how are you talking to the ldap server via ldapi:// or ldap://
> I'll be happy to send the relevant contents of the configuration
> files that are requested.
> Thank you very much!
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