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Old 09-25-2007, 01:49 PM   #1
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Setting ulimit -c permanently


I have a software package that i install. In one of the scripts i set ulimit -c 200000. However it seems like it only gets set in that shell and not systemwide. Then i tried putting it in .bashrc file. That works in every shell for root.

Is there a recommended or better way of setting the ulimit -c systemwide permanently?

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 09-25-2007, 01:53 PM   #2
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u may run that script when system boots to do that open in text editor

/etc/rc.local

and add

ulimit -c 200000

and save n close reboot n check if it works.
 
Old 10-01-2007, 10:35 PM   #3
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check out /etc/security/limits.conf
 
Old 01-15-2008, 02:14 AM   #4
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does setting in /etc/security/limits.conf have priority over ulimit command?

i entered this record in limits.conf
PHP Code:
*               -       nofile          20000 
but still i see default settings with ulimit command
PHP Code:
[root@travelweb5 ~]# ulimit -n
1024 
 
  


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