Re: Maximum number of processes in Linux
From: Helge Hafting
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 06:02:36 EST
linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
Yep....Doesn't work here. Without ulimit, I wasn't surprised
unsigned long i;
for(i = 0; ; i++)
case 0: // kid
case -1: // Failed
Shows a consistent 6140.
about the resulting OOM mess.
Problem was, it never stopped. I expected OOM to kill
this program, and quite possibly lots of other running programs
as well. What I got, was ever-rolling OOM messages
with stack traces inbetween.
2.6.18-rc4-mm1 never recovered and had to be killed by sysrq.
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