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SubjectRe: NT vulnerable to attack on CPU
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> Hum, I wouldn't go there... Last I recall, Linux had the same problem with
> this bit of code, spawning processes exponentially until system grinds to a
> halt...
>
> main() {
> while(1) {
> fork();
> }
> }
>
> Seems to be a problem with many OSs... Is Linux going to address CPU usage
> limit?

The "fork bomb" above is completely harmless on a Linux system with
user limits set. Please refer to the HUNDREDS of messages on this
same topic on linux-kernel and elsewhere.

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Andrew E. Mileski mailto:aem@ott.hookup.net
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project http://www.redhat.com/linux-info/pnp/
XFree86 Matrox Team http://www.bf.rmit.edu.au/~ajv/xf86-matrox.html

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