Re: rlimits and non overcommit (was: Very large font size ...)

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 01:11:25 EST

On Thu, 13 Jun 2002 13:57:33 +0800 (PHT),
Federico Sevilla III <> wrote:
>On Thu, 13 Jun 2002 at 06:39, Alan Cox wrote:
>> > 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)
>I am using SGI's XFS, and I think they follow Marcelo's kernels for the

SGI's XFS != xfs server. SGI XFS == journalling filesystem.
xfs server == font server for the X windowing system.

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