Re: Very large font size crashing X Font Server and Grounding Server to

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 00:39:35 EST

> check to prevent such large sizes from crashing X and/or the X Font
> Server, I'm alarmed by (1) the way the X font server allows itself to be
> crashed like this, and (2) the way the entire Linux kernel seems to have
> been unable to handle the situation. While having a central company or

So turn on the features to conrol it. Set rlimits on the xfs server and
enable non overcommit (-ac kernel)

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