YAST: Failed to modify nsswich.conf

  • 3402206
  • 09-Oct-2007
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment


Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 for Linux

Situation

If and attempt is made to configure LUM via yast, after installation of OES is complete, Yast will give an error : failed to modify nsswitch.conf. All other LUM configuration is complete.
Installed version of LUM RPM is between novell-lum-2.2.0.9-1.i586.rpm and novell-lum-2.2.0.14-1.i586.rpm.

Resolution

Workaround:
Create a softlink to from /usr/lib/novell-lum/nsswitch.sh to /var/nam/nsswitch.sh using the following command:
ln -s /usr/lib/novell-lum/nsswitch.sh /var/nam/nsswitch.sh
Then redo the configuration.

Fix:
This problem has been addressed in subsequint versions of the novell-lum

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