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SubjectRe: 32 Groups Maximum in 2.4
Andreas Dilger wrote:

> On Nov 15, 2001 10:28 -0500, Jackie Meese wrote:
>
>>I've been looking for some time on how to raise the maximum number of
>>groups for the 2.4 kernel. I've discovered how to do this kernel, with
>>a discussion a few months ago on this
>>list.http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/linux/linux-kernel/2001-13/0807.html
>>
>
> Have you considered ACLs instead? http://acl.bestbits.at/
> Also available for ext3 (I think reiserfs may also support ACLs, not sure).
> It might not suit your needs, but maybe it does, and it is a better long-term
> solution.


The current backup software used for our servers is one big reason for
writing off ACL fairly quickly. Having to check for compatability on
other software we use is another reason this was ruled out.

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