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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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