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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RSDL-mm 0/7] RSDL cpu scheduler for 2.6.21-rc3-mm2
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On Mon, 12 Mar 2007 20:06:43 BST, Xavier Bestel said:
> Le mardi 13 mars 2007 à 05:49 +1100, Con Kolivas a écrit :
> > Again I think your test is not a valid testcase. Why use two threads for your
> > encoding with one cpu? Is that what other dedicated desktop OSs would do?
>
> One thought occured to me (shit happens, sometimes): as your scheduler
> is "strictly fair", won't that enable trivial DoS by just letting an
> user fork a multitude of CPU-intensive processes ?

Fork bombs are the reason that 'ulimit -u' exists. I don't see this scheduler
as being significantly more DoS'able via that route than previous schedulers.
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