Error: Cannot update core dump limit

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Jul 13 14:58:56 CEST 2016

On Jul 13, 2016, at 8:06 AM, Jakob Hirsch <jh at> wrote: dumps.
> And how would you suggest I should do that? freeradius is started as
> root, so the capability is there at start time.

  If you set "allow_core_dumps = yes" it should work.

> As I wrote, the code explicitely sets the hard limit for the core size
> to zero, so there is no chance for the unprivileged freeradius user to
> raise them again. Why is the server doing that??

  Honestly... no idea.

  All of that debugger / core dump code was re-written by Arran.   It *should* work, but I've had all kinds of problems with it.

  Alan DeKok.

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