Bug 253952 - setrlimit man page is incorrect, leads user to believe that rss can be set
setrlimit man page is incorrect, leads user to believe that rss can be set
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: man-pages (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
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Reported: 2007-08-23 01:39 EDT by Wade Mealing
Modified: 2010-10-22 14:02 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0111
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-02-13 16:20:10 EST
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Patch to fix man page (596 bytes, patch)
2007-08-23 01:40 EDT, Wade Mealing
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Description Wade Mealing 2007-08-23 01:39:54 EDT
Description of problem:

 man(2) pages of getrlimit()/setrlimit() says that the kernel supports
RLIMIT_RSS. But the RHEL5 kernel does not support setting/limiting RSS memory

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This is a follow on bug see BZ: 220657
Comment 1 Wade Mealing 2007-08-23 01:40:42 EDT
Created attachment 166906 [details]
Patch to fix man page
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2008-02-13 16:20:10 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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