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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [request for inclusion] Realtime LSM
On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 09:38:38AM -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> >> rlimit_memlock limits the *amount* of memory that mlock() can be used
> >> on, not whether mlock can be used. at least, thats my understanding of
> >> the POSIX design for this. the man page and the source code for mlock
> >> support make that reasonably clear.
> >
> >eh no. It defaults to zero, but if you increase it for a specific user, that
> >user is allowed to mlock more.
>
> from mm/mlock.c:do_mlock() in 2.6.8:
>
> if (on && !capable(CAP_IPC_LOCK))
> return -EPERM;

now try 2.6.9 ;)
this deficiency got already fixed
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