On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 03:32:31PM +0100, frank wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 07:37 +1100, Alex Samad wrote:
> > root: vim /etc/security/limits.conf
> > user1 - nofile 8192
> > then i try
> > su - user1
> > ulimit -n
> > and I get 1024, I have checked my /etc/pam.d for pam_limits and it is
> > enabled for login/su, sshd and gdm and ...
> > so what am I doing wrong?
> User limits cant be higher then super user limits. Increase nofile for
> root first. Log off / on and your done.
it was a user problem, I type nofiles in the limits file
nofile and it works now
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