Error: Cannot update core dump limit

Arran Cudbard-Bell a.cudbardb at
Wed Jul 13 15:13:12 CEST 2016

> On 13 Jul 2016, at 08:58, Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
> 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.

Even split between code issues, PEBCAK, poor communication.


Arran Cudbard-Bell <a.cudbardb at>
FreeRADIUS Development Team

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