[nycbug-talk] How to raise openfiles ulimit in FreeBSD?
yusuke at cs.nyu.edu
Sat Apr 14 17:52:19 EDT 2007
On Sat, 14 Apr 2007 13:59:10 -0700, "Bob Ippolito" <bob at redivi.com> wrote:
> On 4/14/07, Yusuke Shinyama <yusuke at cs.nyu.edu> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm trying to raise the per-user ulimit for openfiles. (FreeBSD)
> > /etc/login.conf defines it unlimited and sysctl kern.maxfilesperproc=11095.
> > But when I login as a normal user, the openfiles is 1024,
> > whereas I get 11095 as root.
> > How this value is determined? (I checked my bashrc.)
> ulimit -n 11095
I can do this as root. But I'd like to do this as a normal user.
grape$ su -
[root at grape ~]# ulimit -n 11095
[root at grape ~]# ulimit -n
[root at grape ~]# exit
grape$ ulimit -n 11095
bash: ulimit: open files: cannot modify limit: Operation not permitted
grape$ ulimit -n
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