[ardour-users] limits.conf WARNING

Dragan Noveski perodog at gmx.net
Thu Feb 1 17:06:19 PST 2007

Geoff Beasley wrote:
> On Friday 02 February 2007 10:29, Dan Tepper wrote:
>> I get this same warning, however, everything in my
>> /etc/security/limits.conf is commented out.
> i think you'll need to add your user and the security variable you want as 
> follows:
> @user(whatever that is)  <type> refers to the hard (lower) or soft (higher) 
> level of setting for the item, <item> refers to the kind of option you wish 
> to control, and the <value> is obvous.
> for me i have my memlock set to the following:
> @root(tut tut !)      -       memlock    750000
> don't forget the "open files" limit if you do big projects.
> @root       soft            nolimit    4096
> @root      hard            nolimit    8192
> hth,
> g.
so i extended the limits.conf file here now:

 @audio - rtprio 99
@audio - memlock 500000
@audio - nice -10
@audio   soft            nolimit    4096  
@audio   hard            nolimit    8192   

but still there is that warning.

as i understood sampo, it is not bad at all, its only a warning about a 
existing of an maximum of memlock. but in the never svn, i get now the 
warning not only in the terminal, but there is an extra window appearing 
before the ardourvst session opens.


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