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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] forkbomb killer
On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 09:20:41 +0900 (JST)
KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> Hi, Minchan, Kamezawa-san,
>
> > >> So whenever user push sysrq, older tasks would be killed and at last,
> > >> root forkbomb task would be killed.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Maybe good for a single user system and it can send Sysrq.
> > > But I myself not very excited with this new feature becasuse I need to
> > > run to push Sysrq ....
> > >
> > > Please do as you like, I think the idea itself is interesting.
> > > But I love some automatic ones. I do other jobs.
> >
> > Okay. Thanks for the comment, Kame.
> >
> > I hope Andrew or someone gives feedback forkbomb problem itself before
> > diving into this.
>
> May I ask current status of this thread? I'm unhappy if our kernel keep
> to have forkbomb weakness. ;)

I've stopped updating but can restart at any time. (And I found a bug ;)

> Can we consider to take either or both idea?
>
I think yes, both idea can be used.
One idea is
- kill all recent threads by Sysrq. The user can use Sysrq multiple times
until forkbomb stops.
Another(mine) is
- kill all problematic in automatic. This adds some tracking costs but
can be configurable.

Thanks,
-Kame



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