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SubjectRe: mlockability

On Wed, 15 Sep 1999 11:37:09 -0300, Juan Carlos Castro y Castro
<> said:

> Couldn't there be a kernel option (maybe tunable by /proc/something)
> through wich the kernel could grant a limited amount of mlock-able
> memory for each non-root process? This could default to 0 but be
> increased when sensitive software is being used.

It needs to be per-user, not just per-process, but yes this would be a
useful thing to do. The beancounter patches floating about already
implement a lot of the necessary framework for this.


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