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SubjectRe: forkbombing Linux distributions
On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 14:53 +0100, Max Kellermann wrote:
> On 2005/03/22 12:49, Jan Engelhardt <> wrote:
> > What if the few procs that he may spawn also grab so much memory so
> > your machine disappears in swap-t(h)rashing?
> The number of processes is counted per user, but CPU time and memory
> consumption is counted per process.

So limiting maximum number of processes will automatically limit CPU
time and memory consumption per user?

Natanael Copa

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