ULIMIT for root

Patrick Asselman iceblink at seti.nl
Wed Aug 15 06:50:35 UTC 2012

On 2012-08-15 00:01, Bruno Galindro da Costa wrote:
> Hi!
>    The kernel process roots ulimit values? Im trying to prevent
> forkbomb with root account, but no success...
>     Im doing something wrong?

I suspect the reasoning is that if root wanted to harm your system he 
could do so anyway, in many many different ways. So there is not much 
point in making ULIMIT count for root processes.

Best regards,
Patrick Asselman

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