nginx worker process wont start

rkmr.em at rkmr.em at
Wed May 21 19:37:21 MSD 2008

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 8:23 AM, Igor Sysoev <is at> wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 08:04:21AM -0700, rkmr.em at wrote:
>> i get this error and it fails to start, i have 8GB free ram
>    The uid does not match the current uid and uid brings process
>    over it's NPROC rlimit.

more /etc/passwd | grep mark

from nginx configure

user  mark;
worker_processes  1;

and this is how i start nginx
sudo /opt/local/sbin/nginx -c

am i doing something wrong?

> It's the same error that was returned to fork()
>    It was not possible to create a new process because the caller's
>    RLIMIT_NPROC resource limit was encountered. To exceed this limit,
>    the process must have either the CAP_SYS_ADMIN or the CAP_SYS_RESOURCE
>    capability.

do you know how do I give these capabilities to the processes?

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