Does this only affect systems with quota's turned on in the kernel?
On Wed, 2002-01-09 at 12:09, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 12:33:57PM -0500, Derek Glidden wrote:
> > It apparently *is* a kernel bug, with the basic problem being that for
> > some reason the kernel isn't recognizing ulimits if you 'su' to the
> > user. (Although in my experience it will also pop up if you "ssh"
> The problem is a broken pam_limits. It has nothing to do with the
> root, su and sudo have different pam setups. Likely all problems will go
> away if you comment out pam_limits from all files in /etc/pam.d/*
> There were historically some problems with quotas because the value
> meaning unlimited quota was once different in glibc and kernel, which
> caused and still causes endless confusion
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