Protecting against fork bombs

Dirk-Willem van Gulik dirkx at
Sat Apr 5 10:23:00 PST 2003

On 5 Apr 2003, Adam wrote:

> In light of the recent problems with cyclic Xft dependencies, it has
> become painfully obvious how quickly a fork bomb can bring my computer
> to a complete halt.

	ulimit -u 100

does not do that for you adequately enough (or setting the same in
/etc/login.conf (field maxproc)) ??


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