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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/6] BC: kconfig
    On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 03:01:55PM +0400, Kirill Korotaev wrote:
    > --- ./kernel/bc/Kconfig.bckm
    > +++ ./kernel/bc/Kconfig
    > @@ -0,0 +1,25 @@
    > +#
    > +# Resource beancounters (BC)
    > +#
    > +# Copyright (C) 2006 OpenVZ. SWsoft Inc
    > +
    > +menu "User resources"
    > +
    > +config BEANCOUNTERS
    > + bool "Enable resource accounting/control"
    > + default n
    > + help
    > + This patch provides accounting and allows to configure
    > + limits for user's consumption of exhaustible system resources.

    If BC will be merged there will be no patch, so text should be
    rewritten slightly.

    > + The most important resource controlled by this patch is
    > unswappable + memory (either mlock'ed or used by internal kernel
    > structures and + buffers). The main goal of this patch is to
    > protect processes
    > + from running short of important resources because of an
    > accidental
    > + misbehavior of processes or malicious activity aiming to
    > ``kill'' + the system. It's worth to mention that resource limits
    > configured + by setrlimit(2) do not give an acceptable level of
    > protection + because they cover only small fraction of resources
    > and work on a + per-process basis. Per-process accounting doesn't
    > prevent malicious
    > + users from spawning a lot of resource-consuming processes.

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