On Mon, 26 Mar 2012 17:04:23 +0200, stefano <stefano.malini(a)gmail.com>
the situation is worse.
now, trying to run an ldapsearch i have the message "can't contact
on syslog the last lines are:
Have you done something as root, so root owns some of the
database files but you try to run slapd as another user (with -u)?
If so, fix the file permsisions and then avoid working as root.
Or did you kill -KILL slapd so it died without being able to clean up?
It ought to be able to recover afterwards, but maybe it can't always
do that and you need to restore from backup as it says.