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Re: [SLE] maximum nproc value
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 21:29:20 +0100
  • Message-id: <drtpto$3hk$2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Steve Graegert wrote:

> A fork bomb like this:
>
> #include <stdio.h>
>
> int main(void) {
> while (1)
> fork();
> return (0);
> }
>
> will do not more than slowing down a system but it will not lock it.

I just ran the above via a remote konsole, and my 2-way machine
certainly _appears_ to be locked up. I'll have to make my way to the
computer-room to check out the local console.


/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich


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