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Re: can't run as root with netbsd-5
On Wed, 4 Mar 2009 21:14:05 -0600
Eric Haszlakiewicz <erh%nimenees.com@localhost> wrote:
> 8886 1 su CALL setuid(0)
> 8886 1 su RET setuid 0
> 8886 1 su CALL execve(0xbfbfe234,0xbfbfe7a4,0xbfbfe7b0)
> 8886 1 su RET execve -1 errno 35 Resource temporarily
> That readlink failure looks a bit odd. Even more odd is that it it
> attempting to exec the shell for erh (tcsh) rather than for root.
> (it says: "su: /usr/pkg/bin/tcsh: Resource temporarily unavailable", am
> I interpreting error that incorrectly?)
> I notice that there are a lot of root "processes" (actually, linux
> emulated java threads) running: 179 at last count.
> Sure enough, if I kill those I can login/su to root normally. So it's
> definitely some problem with process limits. The soft/hard limits appear
> to be 160/1044. Are those supposed to apply to root owned processes?
is the cause of this.
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