Newbie Q: decryption

Joseph Oreste Bruni jbruni at
Tue Feb 27 21:12:25 CET 2007

On Feb 27, 2007, at 12:13 PM, mike.keighley at wrote:

> Joseph Oreste Bruni <jbruni at> writes:
>> Some OS's allow non-root users to allocate a limited
>> amount of wired memory (BSD, OS X) whereas HP-UX does not.
> HP-UX can !  It just doesn't, by default.
> root can use setprivgrp(1M) to allow specified groups of
> ordinary users the "mlock" priviledge.

Well there it is; interesting. That might be something to include in  
the FAQ regarding insecure memory. On my HP box, there doesn't seem  
to be a man page for that command, just the syscall for it.


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