firefox openoffice nfs problem

Dieter Schicker dieter.schicker at
Tue Sep 26 16:25:29 UTC 2006

Scott J. Henson wrote:
> Dieter Schicker wrote:
>> Hi,
>> we also mount the home directories with nfs and authenticate with ldap.
>> But we have a different problem: Sometimes gnome looses its panel data
>> and the panels are totally empty and unresponsive (e.g. to right mouse
>> click events).
>> Any ideas?
> You should check your ldap servers when this happens.  We
> see this problem when we lose an ldap server and the other
> two start getting over loaded.  You may find that your ldap
> servers are not responding or being slow about it.  Use nscd
> to aleviate the problem a little bit.

Oh, thanks, I will give nscd a try. Otherwise I'm thinking about
switching the user desktop from gnome to xfce. Do you have any
experiences if xfce harmonizes better with ldap/nfs?

Another question: Since I have these troubles, would it be better to
export nfs asynchronously?


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