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From: Pedro Venda <pjvenda@××××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Cc: Christoph Gysin <cgysin@×××.ch>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] grsec Resource logging
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 11:08:18
In Reply to: [gentoo-security] grsec Resource logging by Christoph Gysin
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. regards, pedro venda. -- Pedro João Lopes Venda email: pjvenda < at >


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-security] grsec Resource logging Marc Ballarin <Ballarin.Marc@×××.de>