limits puzzle - different limits on similar machines

Danny Howard dannyman at
Wed Aug 24 21:40:38 GMT 2005

On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 06:52:28PM -0600, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
> On Aug 23, 2005, at 5:56 PM, Danny Howard wrote:
> ># bump max datasize
> >options     MAXDSIZ="(1024*1024*1024)"
> >options     MAXSSIZ="(1024*1024*1024)"
> >options     DFLDSIZ="(1024*1024*1024)"
> Might this not be it?  unlimited is really limited by the kernel sys  
> params


Ayup, though I swear yesterday I was getting unlimited values for root
across the board, and only seeing limits for users.

But now I always see the same limits for root.  So ... yeah, its the

We can't tune the kernel limits through sysctl, eh? :)



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