[svlug] too many users in a group

Anmol Khirbat sigjuice at munkys.com
Wed Jul 2 04:04:59 PDT 2003


On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 01:14:08AM -0700, Karen Shaeffer wrote:

> I've seen this server (Red Hat 8) that has quite a few users, most belonging
> to one particular group. The useradd command began failing, saying the group
> was unknown. I deduced the line in /etc/group for this group was too long.
> Further investigation supports the idea.
> 
> Anybody have any ideas about this?

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=76531
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4289

hth,
Anmol




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