Re: Group limit for NFS exported file systems

From: Robert Szentmihalyi
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 07:08:38 EST

> On 8/23/06, Robert Szentmihalyi <robert.szentmihalyi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > is there a group limit for NFS exported file systems in recent kernels?
> > One if my users cannot access directories that belong to a group he
> actually _is_ a
> > member of. That, however, is true only when accessing them over NFS. On
> the local file
> > system, everything is fine. UIDs and GIDs are the same on client and
> server, so that
> > cannot be the problem. Client and server run Gentoo Linux with kernel
> 2.6.16 on the
> > server and 2.6.17 on the client.
> Is he a member of more than 16 groups?

Yes. He is actually a member of 27 groups.
Is the limit of 16 groups still current? I was under the impression that it is a limitation of 2.4 kernels....
Is there any proper work-around for this?

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