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SubjectRE: Killing/balancing processes when overcommited

On 12 Sep 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-09-12 at 20:08, Thunder from the hill wrote:
> > These problems can be solved via ulimit. I was referring to things
> > like rsyncd which was blowing up under certain situations, but runs
> > under a trusted account (say UID=0). In order to condemn it you'd need
> > the setup I've mentioned.
> Ulimit won't help you one iota

Why so pessimistic? You can ban users using ulimit, as you know. (You will
always remember when you wake up and your memory is ulimited to 1MB.)

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