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Resource limits are generally controlled through ulimit (user-based) or sysctl (system-based). For example, the kernel.shmmax parameter, set by sysctl defines the maximum size in bytes of a single shared memory segment that a Linux process can allocate in its virtual address space. ulimit is used to set the limits of normal user processes. These values ...
From man bashbuiltins: ulimit [-HSTabcdefilmnpqrstuvx [limit]] Provides control over the resources available to the shell and to processes started by it, on systems that allow such control. Use ulimit -a to show current limits.
sysctl.conf is for Linux, not Solaris.
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