Launchpad builder VMs upgraded to bionic

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Wed Sep 9 22:25:04 UTC 2020

On Wed, Sep 09, 2020 at 10:33:00AM +0100, Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:
> > Failing that, can somebody advise on whether there's an appropriate way
> > to configure this in an image without having to maintain a fork of
> > systemd?  The workflow here is that we consume Ubuntu cloud images and
> > make a few small changes to them, mostly things like installing
> > launchpad-buildd, before publishing them to Glance for use when starting
> > new builder VMs.

> I have not tried this, but i think one should be able to create a
> snippet in /etc/security/limits.d/ with like

> * soft memlock unlimited
> * hard memlock unlimited

> Or to the appropriate value of 64*1024 instead of unlimited.

Which should only take effect for things which are part of PAM sessions that
have invoked pam_limits.  I don't think this would be true for the builders?

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