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SubjectRe: KPATCH] Reserve VM for root (was: Re: Looking for better VM)
On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2000 at 01:51:01PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > > If you think fork() kills the box then ulimit the maximum number
> > > of user processes (ulimit -u). This is a different issue and a
> > > bad design in the scheduler (see e.g. Tru64 for a better one).
> >
> > My fair scheduler catches this one just fine. It hasn't
> > been integrated in the kernel yet, but both VA Linux and
> > Conectiva use it in their kernel RPM.
>
> BTW: do you have a fairsched patch for 2.4?

I haven't updated it yet to the latest kernels yet...

[but I, or someone else, should ;)]

regards,

Rik
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"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

http://www.conectiva.com/ http://www.surriel.com/

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