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LFS201 - Chapter 03 Process - Controlling Processes with ulimit

Hello all,


I tried this by user and also by root:
ulimit -a

But I'm not able to notice any differences in output, as the manual suggested:

'If you run this command as root, you will get a somewhat different output. Try it!'

I checked in Debian 10, CentOS 8, OpenSuse 15.2

Please, could you help me?

Thank you!


  • luisviveropena
    luisviveropena Posts: 1,102

    Hi @saintex ,

    I confirmed I get the same default values when printing the resource limits for root and a non-privileged user on Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7. We are checking on this.


  • coop
    coop Posts: 913

    It is an error and the highlight box needs to be removed. Thanks for pointing this out.

  • saintex
    saintex Posts: 13

    Thank you for your answers.

  • luisviveropena
    luisviveropena Posts: 1,102

    It's a pleasure!



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