Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 866503
system-config-users killed by abort signal with error: 'BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)'
Last modified: 2015-09-18 09:54:54 EDT
Description of problem:
Running system-config-users from command line throws BadAlloc error
and killed with signal 6
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create 2000+ users
2. Remove users entries from /etc/group and /etc/passwd
3. Run system-config-users
4. You get the crash error
The metacity should not crashed
The metacity get crashed
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated
in the current release, Red Hat is unable to address this
request at this time.
Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if appropriate, in the next release of
Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This Bugzilla has been reviewed by Red Hat and is not planned on being addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and therefore will be closed. If this bug is critical to production systems, please contact your Red Hat support representative and provide sufficient business justification.