How to solve call trace produced by security_ops_task_setrlimit() with bind

shakaran asked:

I have a machine with CentOS 5.9 and VMware installed.

Currently I am using BIND 9.3.6-P1-RedHat-9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.6 (default shipped with distribution).

When I restart the machine, I can see this message on screen just when the named service is started:

Starting named: You need to implement a remote task_setrlimit in your security module and call it directly from this functionWARNING: at security/security.c:51 security_ops_task_setrlimit()

Call Trace:
[<ffffffff8012eeeb>] security_ops_task_setrlimit+0x87/0x96
[<ffffffff8009dc0a>] do_prlimit+0xd7/0x1d2
[<ffffffff8009ed53>] sys_setrlimit+0x36/0x43
[<ffffffff8005d29e>] tracesys+0xd5/0xdf

This error doesn’t seem affect to bind, the service works fine, but I would know what produces the warning error and how to solve it.

My answer:


This message is harmless and can be ignored. It is a note to kernel developers.

Red Hat also published a statement to this effect in its KB (subscribers only, boo).


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