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On Sunday 14 August 2005 10:53, Christoph Gysin wrote:
> I'm playing around with grsecurity. Now I get lots of messages like this:
> grsec: denied resource overstep by requesting 7499776 for RLIMIT_MEMLOCK
> against limit 32768 for /usr/sbin/ntpd[ntpd:8525] uid/euid:123/123
> gid/egid:123/123, parent /sbin/init[init:1] uid/euid:0/0 gid/egid:0/0
> As far as I understand, ntpd is trying to allocate more memory than it is
> allowed due to resource limits. The limit seems to be 32M while ntpd tries
> to allocate 7G (!) of RAM?
the same happens to me. I haven't given it much importance because ntpd works
ok even with grsec interference.
> What is wrong here?
still I'd also like to clarify this.
Pedro João Lopes Venda
email: pjvenda < at > arrakis.dhis.org