From: Warren Togami (warren_at_togami.com)
Date: Sat 26 Jul 2003 - 21:26:46 BST
On Fri, 2003-07-25 at 04:05, Herbert PÃ¶tzl wrote:
> Hi Warren!
> Hi Darryl!
> first, sorry Warren, for the bad diagnosis ...
> the correct answer should have been:
> I did not check when, where and how, but the
> ulimit -u <#proc> option was changed between
> 2.4.21 and 22-pre in such way that
> ulimit -H -u <#procs> may not decrease the
> limit below the current soft limit ...
> so if, and this time I'm sure ;), you have a
> higher default ulimit (see ulimit -a), it
> will not be possible to set the hard limit to
> a lower value, unless you reduce the default
> (soft) limit too ...
Is this forever? Unfixable?