I don't believe there is a max string length for oem-banner, as I cannot find anything out there that appears to limit the string size. Before making a change of this type that you feel might crash your system, I would send an e-mail to Sun support, just following up to ensure there is nothing low-level that could crash the system or mess with the bios. Or just use these commands on your test systems, before putting them in production. By the way, that should always be the case when you are using new features on any production mission-critical environment.
Dig Deeper on Linux servers
Related Q&A from Kenneth Milberg
Learn which makes more sense for your enterprise: building your own cloud-based diagnostic tooling or purchasing an existing product. Expert Ken ... Continue Reading
Learn about Helm Charts and how Kubernetes supports a microservices architecture. Expert Ken Milberg discusses what you need to know before delving ... Continue Reading
As blockchain matures, an ecosystem of tools continues to sprout up around it. Learn how these offerings, including the Hyperledger Fabric Client SDK... Continue Reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.