Samba works on a wide range of platforms, but the interface all the platforms provide is not always compatible. This chapter contains platform-specific information about compiling and using Samba.
Hewlett-Packard’s implementation of supplementary groups is nonstandard (for historical reasons). There are two group files,
/etc/logingroup; the system maps UIDs to numbers using the former, but initgroups() reads the latter. Most system admins who know the ropes symlink
/etc/logingroup (hard-link does not work for reasons too obtuse to go into here). initgroups() will complain if one of the groups you’re in, in
/etc/logingroup, has what it considers to be an invalid ID, which means outside the ...