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SubjectRe: RSS Limit implementation issue
On 2/13/06, Chris Siebenmann <> wrote:

> I believe that this is the inevitable result of anything that doesn't
> kill the process on the spot. When you put the process to sleep, you
> effectively reduce its RSS by reducing its page-touching activity; if
> the system is under memory pressure, other things will then steal pages
> from it anyways.
True but with your approach swapping occurs right away. Objective
here is to reduce the chances of swapping as much as possible.

Ram Gupta
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