/etc/group limits (REAL limits)
kostikbel at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 14:11:03 UTC 2007
On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 08:00:07AM -0600, Eric Anderson wrote:
> On 02/07/07 07:44, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> >On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 12:17:51PM +0300, Maxim Konovalov wrote:
> >>On Tue, 6 Feb 2007, 22:56-0600, Eric Anderson wrote:
> >>>On one of my boxes where I have a decent amount of (less than 50)
> >>>users in a few groups, I finally hit the limit. Not 1024 bytes
> >>>though (that I know of). When that happens though, it is sooner than
> >>>expected, and tools (like 'id') seg fault (and core dump).
> >>>I have a sample group, and it appears to be hitting the byte limit.
> >>>If I add a single additional character to the group, it will break
> >>> It appears to be a combination of multiple groups.
> >>>Can someone with some experience in this area comment? I can send
> >>>the group file itself if needed.
> >>>This box is 6.2-PRERELEASE from about mid-September. I have also
> >>>seen some issues on amd64, which I went through some debugging with
> >>>Konstantin Belousov back in November (cc'ed).
> >>Make sure you have rev. 22.214.171.124 of lib/libc/gen/getgrent.c.
> >It was very strange thing with buggy code generated by compiler. I tracked
> >down to exact assembler instruction missed in Mr. Anderson' instance of
> >libc.so. After that, conversation stopped.
> Sorry about that Kostik, the last message was for me to try a newer
> libc.so.6. If I recall, I tried that too. I'm not sure what else you
> wanted me to try. If you have more ideas, I'm all ears.
AFAIR, libc.so from install CD worked ? I said you that I suspect your
You could try:
- libc.so.6 from 6.2-RELEASE CD (I suspect it will work);
- compiler from same CD (e.g., try to recompile libc on clean 6.2 RELEASE
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