[Beowulf] strange ulimit+ssh problem: ulimit unlimited only works in certain cases

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Tue May 18 10:57:49 PDT 2010

> I've got to see now how I fix this at reboot time when sshd
> automatically starts up. Not sure what that spawning shell is at
> startup time.

the shell is, ultimately, started by init.  if none of the rc scripts 
contain a ulimit, you should be fine.  another option is to ulimit unlimited
_in_ the sshd rc script...

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