> I didn't think it relevant so didn't mention it - the ftp server is a
> virtual - I'm using Virtuozzo.


Ah, that is relevant. VM software like that can have effects on system
calls like mmap(2).

> Is this setting just to guard against hacking - ie there are no other
> implications of not using it?
>
> Also can you tell me (or point me to info on) what a DelayTable is?


See:

http://www.proftpd.org/docs/modules/mod_delay.html

> nope, I installed proftpd from the Ubuntu repositories.


Hrm. That suggests, then, that the Ubuntu (or Debian) packagers have
modified things. Sigh.

TJ

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