setrlimit(RLIMIT_DATA, RLIM_INFINITY): Invalid argument

Javier Perez Vega javier.perez at alcatel.es
Mon Jun 26 06:50:05 UTC 2000


Hello Russ,

Thanks for answering.

Yes, it is setuid root.

Thanks,
Javier.

Russ Allbery wrote:

> Sorry about the delay in responding.
>
> Javier Perez Vega <javier.perez at alcatel.es> writes:
>
> > I am having following error in /var/adm/syslog/syslog.log:
>
> > May  8 15:45:54 serha05 startinnfeed[656]: /usr/local/news/bin/startinnfeed:
> > setrlimit(RLIMIT_DATA, RLIM_INFINITY): Invalid argument
> > May  8 15:45:54 serha05 startinnfeed[656]: /usr/local/news/bin/startinnfeed:
> > setrlimit(RLIMIT_STACK, RLIM_INFINITY): Invalid argument
>
> Is startinnfeed setuid root?  It needs to be in order to be able to relax
> resource limits.
>
> --
> Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>




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