argus.2.0.6.fixes.1 on OBSD 3.7

Russell Fulton r.fulton at
Sat Aug 27 21:45:40 EDT 2005

OK folks, this is where I confess I am an idiot :)

I posted a note to OBSD Misc yesterday briefly describing the problems and asking if there had been any memory management changes that might have revealed lurking bugs.  I got one response saying -- have you checked ulimit ?  Oops!

I went and checked and low and behold the cur_memory was set to 75MB (although max was set to infinity -- I don't know what the difference is).  Anyway I set cur_memory to infinity and restarted argus -- several hours ago and and it is still running happily.

Sigh..., Moral to the story is don't feel afraid to ask people with problems if they have checked to obvious!  I keep forgetting that OBSD have lower limits than Linux and yes, I have tripped over this before in a different context.

Apologies to Carter for wasting your time!

Cheers, Russell 

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