Re: What's changed in su/bash? "bash: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable"
I just logged in on console as root, and ulimit -a reported 256
processes max. So I don't think the problem is with su.
Maybe it's PAM?
I wonder where this gets configured?
On Thu, 30 Mar 2000, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> Brian Greenfield wrote:
> >On Fri, 31 Mar 2000 00:12:12 +0900, Junichi Uekawa
> ><firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>In Thu, 30 Mar 2000 11:10:20 +0100, de profundis "Oliver Elphick" <olly@lfi
> >x.co.uk> cum veritas scribat
> >>and see how many processes root is running ...
> >Samba running as a daemon rather than from inetd seems to
> >have cured it.
> So all of a sudden, any process started through 'su root' is limited by
> ulimit, which is counting all processes belonging to root, including daemons.
> But a direct login to root is not limited in this way.
> Why this change? and which package changed it?
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