On 20 September 2016 at 03:00, Thomas Daede wrote:
> For Fedora Workstation, the current limit on mlock()ed memory per user
> is 64kiB, which less than what some applications need.
> In particular, Bitcoin Core uses mlock() to prevent private keys from
> being swapped to disk. The total size of the wallet keys can exceed 300kB.
> Audio is another use case that uses mlock() to prevent skips. Fedora
> already has special cases for some apps such as jack, which it gives 4GB.

Note that there is a bug in Gnome Terminal [1] that overrides the
ulimit settings (e.g. for jack), which may be unknown to some.


[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1364332
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