Summary: Issue with last

From: Andreas Höschler <>
Date: Fri Aug 31 2007 - 11:43:36 EDT
Hello all,

thanks to

"Brad Morrison" <>

and others who pointed into the right direction.

> It looks like wtmpx hasn't been updated in a while. The size looks 
> OK--I've seen it get stopped by the 2GB limit.
> What happens if you move it to wtmpx.old, then log in a few times? 
> Does a new file get built?

I moved the old file - which was still growing - away and did

	touch /var/adm/wtmpx

This last step is important. The system will not create the file if it 
does not exist. Now "last -a" gives me current logins again. Obviously 
the old kfile got corrupt somehow, so that last was not able to read it 


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