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SubjectRe: Re: limit cpu
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On Thursday 16 August 2001 20:54, you wrote:
> > If somebody want to develope it, a lot of thanks. I see scheduler could
> > be better with this feature, opinions?
>
> one excellent reason noone has bothered with it is that hardware
> is dirt cheap. it's extremely unusual these days to find a machine
> where hostile users are given shell accounts. for non-hostile
> situations (my lab, for instance), or for servers, the feature is
> useless.
at server level, this feature will be used for virtual hosts (a lot of
ISP's). Could be used at home for security reason limitting any user 95-97%,
and box will be more secure. A lot of people use applications (for XFree)
that could crash the box for this reason.
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