[OpenAFS] Re: [Slightly OT] changing UID of a user to 1

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 29 Aug 2005 12:02:10 -0700

Madhusudan Singh <singh.madhusudan@gmail.com> writes:

> Indeed it was an lsmount in my script (included as a check). And then
> adduser was failing with a force-badname check. Fixed that, deleted bnl4
> from the admin group and am now back in business.

> In any case, what does the # mean above.

It's an artifact of how AFS internally represents mount points.  The
actual volume name is the name omitting the #.  It's confusing, but
changing it at this point would probably break other things.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>