Even though on Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 12:00 [EMAIL PROTECTED] realized that everything he says should be taken 'cum grano salis', he unhesitatingly continued with this missive:
> Message: 4 > Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 15:13:04 -0800 > From: Chuck Swiger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: Re: Limit on number of groups a user can join > On Jan 15, 2008, at 3:01 PM, Andrea Venturoli wrote: > > I made some tries removing him from other groups and I got to > > the conclusion that it works as long as he is in no more than > > 15 groups, but breaks when he join the 16th. Is this an hard > > limit? Can it be extended? Why this? > This limit is somewhat historical but cannot easily be changed > because this max # is hard-coded into the NFS protocol, which > needs to describe which groups a user belongs to. If you're not > using NFS, you might try changing the declaration of KI_NGROUPS > in /usr/src/sys/ user.h and build a new kernel, I believe.... > -Chuck I don't know if this will work in FreeBSD as I don't have anyone in that many gruops. I did run across this limit in a commercail System V a few years back.. As I recall I added another line to the group file using the same group number and that fixed that problem. It may be worth a try. Bill -- Bill Vermillion - bv @ wjv . com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"