[gridengine users] GridEngine and soft user limits not being respected.

Rayson Ho rayson at scalablelogic.com
Sun Jun 24 02:55:51 UTC 2012

Grid Engine does not parse /etc/security/limits.conf, and you may want
to set the limit in the queue configuration:



On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 9:43 PM, Daniel Povey <dpovey at gmail.com> wrote:
> We have a problem in our queue that GridEngine is not respecting user limits
> specified in /etc/security/limits.conf
> We have in that file
> *               soft    as              20000000
> and nothing else,
> and when we log into a machine (Debian Linux) using ssh or qrsh the limit
> will appear, so if you type "ulimit -a" you get)
> virtual memory          (kbytes, -v) 20000000
> as it should be, but when logging in using "qlogin" to the same machine, it
> comes up as "unlimited".
> Any ideas?
> Dan
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