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Old 07-24-2014, 02:38 AM   #1
Xiano
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Cannot set ulimit -l, says ulimit: max locked memory: cannot modify limit


...: Operation not permitted.

I'm trying to get Jack up and running on my Slackware64 14.1 as shown here on alien.slackbook. But when i run qjackctl, as that page suggests, it shows in the messages that: Cannot lock down 82274202 byte memory area (Cannot allocate memory). I tried to set ulimit -l but can't as non-root user. I tried to set the limit in /sbin/initscript but that didn't work either. Some other Linux distributions use /etc/security/limits.conf but that doesn't seem to work with slackware (or am i wrong?). On a forum a similar (ulimit) problem with slackware describes the use of set_rlimit, a command i do not seem to have (maybe older slackware version?).

The current ulimit -l setting is 64kB, which seems very low. As root i have no problem setting this to 90000. But how do i do this as non-root? Running ulimit -H -l shows 64kB is also the hard limit (even though root can go above it). I am curious to know how do i change the hard limit system-wide? Would that fix my problem?

Thanks for any pointers.

Same thing for real-time scheduling btw...

Last edited by Xiano; 07-24-2014 at 03:34 AM.
 
Old 07-24-2014, 03:58 AM   #2
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Found it.

Had to move "initscript" from /sbin to /etc for it to work.
 
  


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