I sometimes get an error when I want to login via ftp. The error is
500 OOPS: setuid. I can't figure out why this happens sometimes, but sometimes it doesn't. I've se the limit of processes per user to unlimited, but this still happens. I'm running Fedora Core 10.
From the vsftpd wiki:
You can verify this by checking under what username vsftpd is running with
Then log in as this user with the
On my CentOS machine the root account was limited to 2047 processes.