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    SubjectRe: [patch] mlock-as-nonroot revisted
    On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 05:31:08PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
    >> If root wants to screw over a user, there's nothing we
    >> can do. I am not worried about the scenario you describe
    >> because hugetlbfs seems to be used only by Oracle anyway,
    >> so you won't run into issues like you describe.

    On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 11:39:42PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
    > hugetlbfs isn't only used by oracle. Anyways if you were right then why
    > is there a IPC_CAP_LOCK in hugetlbfs in the first place? If Oracle is
    > the only user then just drop such check and stop binding rlimits to
    > persistent fs objects.

    Excellent. It appears the check for the ability to mlock is now
    checking the amount of memory to be locked.


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