Bug 67328 - [nis] [ppp] Usermode PPP hangs on boot when NIS configured
Summary: [nis] [ppp] Usermode PPP hangs on boot when NIS configured
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: conf (show other bugs)
Version: 4.10-STABLE
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-bugs mailing list
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Reported: 2004-05-29 07:50 UTC by Paul Reece
Modified: 2017-12-31 22:35 UTC (History)
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Description Paul Reece 2004-05-29 07:50:27 UTC
	Machine configured with NIS server/client and UserMode PPP (for PPPoE).
	Startup hangs when PPP is started during boot.  Problem also apparent
	in earlier versions.

Fix: 

in /etc/rc.network where usermode ppp is started:

	su -m ${ppp_user} -c "exec ${ppp_command}"

	'su' is hanging as NIS has not yet been started.  NIS needs to be
	started prior to any use of 'su' in rc files.
How-To-Repeat: Configure machine to use NIS and Usermode PPP on startup.
see: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/network-nis.html
and http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/pppoe.html
Comment 1 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:01:28 UTC
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