Subject: Re: Default dataspace limits
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/18/2003 14:27:55
In message <>, Soren Jacobsen writes:
>On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 02:16:36PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
>> In BSD/OS, these are set in /etc/login.conf.  Where are they set in NetBSD?
>> I've discovered that the Sun Java compiler needs more memory than I have by
>> default, and since this is a single-user system, I might as well just raise
>> the default.
>They're set in /etc/login.conf in NetBSD as well. A user can be member
>of a login class, for which you have set certain limits in login.conf.
>You also have the option of not assigning any users to login classes
>specifically, and just setting the defaults with the 'default' class.
>Check out login.conf(5).


Man, now I feel stupid.  I guess I should file a pr - "no login.conf file in
installed system".  :)

Would people be interested in having a login.conf that provides reasonable
defaults and some comments and examples?  BSD/OS ships with one, and it's
awfully useful.