UID issue

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Apr 21 06:44:31 PDT 2005

Jeremy Huntwork wrote these words on 04/21/05 07:23 CST:

> I'm just curious what causes this, whether it's a 2.6.x issue or a ps issue.
> Belgarath which runs a 2.4 kernel and procps 3.1.8 doesn't seem to have 
> this problem. My username is longer than 8 characters and it always 
> shows a chopped version of my username in 'ps aux', not the UID.

It's coincidental you say this. I first noticed this issue when
I noticed your processes when logged into Anduin, which uses a
2.6 kernel.


rmlscsi: [GNU ld version 20041220] [gcc (GCC) 3.4.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.4] [Linux 2.6.10 i686]
08:43:01 up 19 days, 8:16, 3 users, load average: 0.08, 0.02, 0.01

More information about the blfs-dev mailing list