kern/97591: 6.1-RELEASE crashes on fork bomb
maxim at macomnet.ru
Tue Sep 26 07:00:55 PDT 2006
The following reply was made to PR kern/97591; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Maxim Konovalov <maxim at macomnet.ru>
To: Bruce M Simpson <bms at incunabulum.net>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org, peter at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: kern/97591: 6.1-RELEASE crashes on fork bomb
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 17:56:09 +0400 (MSD)
On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, 18:30-0000, Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR kern/97591; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Bruce M Simpson <bms at incunabulum.net>
> To: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
> Subject: Re: kern/97591: 6.1-RELEASE crashes on fork bomb
> Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 19:27:01 +0100
> I exercised the pv_entry exhaustion yesterday on 7.0-CURRENT from the
> same date. (24 Sep 2006)
Sure, because no patches were committed. I suggested to do
- pv_maxchunks = pv_entry_max / _NPCP;
+ pv_maxchunks = MAX(pv_entry_max / _NPCPV, maxproc);
in sys/i386/i386/pmap.c but Peter had some different ideas.
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