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SubjectRe: MM bug

Err, it's neither. If you want process resource limits, set them.
Lshell does this very nicely automatically upon login.

JK

On Thu, 30 May 1996, Alexey Yakovlev wrote:

> On Wed, 29 May 1996, Regis DUCHESNE wrote:
>
> > > You can simply crash the system by issuing "grep any_string /dev/zero".
> > > As the lines in /dev/zero have infinite length, grep tries to allocate still more
> > > memory for its line buffer until the memory is exhausted. But no out of memory
> > > message appear and the system gets frozen (interrupts work, but normal processes
> >
> > Yes, my system crashes too.
> >
> > Is this a kernel or a grep problem?


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