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SubjectRe: forkbombing Linux distributions
On 2005/03/23 15:23, Natanael Copa <> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 14:53 +0100, Max Kellermann wrote:
> > 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?

No. I was talking about RLIMIT_CPU and RLIMIT_DATA, compared to
RLIMIT_NPROC. RLIMIT_NPROC limits the number of processes for that
user, nothing else (slightly simplified explanation).


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