Bug 108552 - kern.ngroups cannot be changed
Summary: kern.ngroups cannot be changed
Status: Closed FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: kern (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-bugs mailing list
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Reported: 2007-01-30 13:00 UTC by Dominic Fandrey
Modified: 2007-01-30 15:10 UTC (History)
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Description Dominic Fandrey 2007-01-30 13:00:32 UTC
The sysctl kern.ngroups cannot be changed, even setting it in /boot/loader.conf has no effect. The 16 groups limit is a bit low for an unchangeable magic number.

How-To-Repeat: # echo kern.ngroups=\"32\" >> /boot/loader.conf
# shutdown -r now

..

# sysctl kern.ngroups
Comment 1 Remko Lodder freebsd_committer 2007-01-30 13:46:51 UTC
State Changed
From-To: open->closed

Please refer to : 
http://www.atm.tut.fi/list-archive/freebsd-stable/msg09964.html
Comment 2 Dominic Fandrey 2007-01-30 14:44:03 UTC
That means it's difficult to fix. Not that it shouldn't be fixed.