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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mlock-as-user for 2.6.8-rc2-mm2
* Rik van Riel (riel@redhat.com) wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Aug 2004, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 02:24:01PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> > > Can you think of some way in which we can artificially tweak the patch
> > > for testing so that its new features are getting some exercise?
> >
> > gpg uses mlock (well it tries to) which is why the fedora patch has a
> > 4Kb default ;)
>
> I guess we need to figure out how much memory gpg mlocks by
> default (16kB?) and set the default rlimit to that. Then
> every gpg user out there will automatically test the code ;)

Last time I checked it wants 8 pages (32k).

thanks,
-chris
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