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    SubjectRe: reiserfs one user DoS?
    Hans Reiser schrieb:
    > Max A. Krasilnikov wrote:
    >
    >> Hi!
    >> I have found such strange thing:
    >>
    >> pseudo@avalon at 14:04:00 ~> dd if=/dev/zero of=file bs=1 count=0
    >> seek=1000000000000
    >>
    >> After that my Intel Celeron 800 MHz/384M RAM 60G/Seagate U6 under
    >> Linux-2.4.22-grsec on reiserfs was utilized 100% for more than 2 hours.
    >> dd process can't be killed.
    >>
    >> Is this my flow or real bug?
    >>
    >>
    >>
    > it is fixed in reiser4. linux has a lot of DOS vulerabilities to logged
    > in users, mostly due to the ability to consume all of some resource or
    > another. forgive me for not discussing them publicly.;-)

    perhaps "ulimit" could help here.

    man bash-builtins, search for "ulimit" then.

    Christian.
    --
    BOFH excuse #153:

    Big to little endian conversion error

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