Subject: Re: Setting ulimits at boot
To: Rob Hoopman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 09/03/2001 22:28:03
On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 04:11:08PM +0200, Rob Hoopman wrote:
> A quick question:
> I want to increase a ulimit variable for all user processes on my machine.
> It seems to me the obvious way of doing this is adding something like this to
This will change it for init, and all processes forked by init *after* the
change. existing processes keep their resources.
> This works fine except for all processes started by rc on boot as rc is
> called before /etc/sysctl.conf is read to set this value.
> As xdm is called on boot by rc, logging into X leaves me with the old
> ulimit value.
> Am I missing something here?
hum, you need to change it for the process running /etc/rc/. The problem
is to find rc's PID (which happens to be the parent of /etc/rc.d/sysctl
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>