bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 19:04:01 PST 2012
Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
> I do not know what a "fork bomb" is and still do not know how to
> "limit the number of processes and protect against a fork bomb".
Take a look at wikipedia:
You can protect against it by limiting the number of processes available
to a user. Take a look at the bash man page and search for ulimit. If
you want a little more detail, it is basically a kernel system call.
See 'man setrlimit'.
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