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[Discuss] memory management

On 6/22/2015 6:40 PM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> That doesn't (necessarily) address the issue I was raising about an out
> of control app wreaking havoc on the rest of the system.  Just a
> different flavor of havoc.

Yes, it does. The kernel isn't there to baby sit. It's there to allocate 
resources when processes request them. It is up to you, the user or the 
administrator, to manage those processes. It isn't the kernel's 
responsibility to do this for you.

Hint: man prlimit

Rich P.

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