On Thursday 12 February 2009 19:17:05 Da Rock wrote:
> I've been following this thread with interest: are you saying FreeBSD
> logins cannot handle more than 16 groups? If so, why?
Because the kernel needs to keep this info. At the time of conception, 16
shorts (16*4=64) per login and maxusers of 10, is only 640 bytes kernel
memory. When working with 32MB physical memory per machine those 640 bytes
sound a lot more invasive.
The variable is defined in sys/sys/syslimits.h, in case you need to tune your
In any case, work is being done to make this a sysctl runtime tuneable:
Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
and never get to the software part.
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