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SubjectRe: the new VMt
On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 09:23:48PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > my prediction is that if you show me an example of
> > DoS vulnerability, I can show you fix that does not require bean counting.
> > Am I wrong?
>
> I think so. Page tables are a good example

I'm not too sure of what you have in mind, but if it is
"process creates vast virtual space to generate many page table
entries -- using mmap"
the answer is, virtual address space quotas and mmap should kill
the process on low mem for page tables.

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