This article claims that the -m flag to ulimit does nothing in modern Linux. I can find nothing else to corroborate this claim. Is it accurate? You may try to limit the memory usage of a process ...
Are limits in linux (like those controlled by ulimit or /etc/security/limits.conf) per user or per user per process?
I saw three copies of a process running and one of them cored in what seems like memory issue. Each individually occupies about 3-4 GB of memory..would a limit account for killing one of them? And if ...
I am facing memory/data segment issues while running git. However, if I set my ulimits to a bit higher like below. ulimit -m 262144 ulimit -d 262144 It runs fine. Don't we have anyway to allocate ...
When I run command ulimit -a, I see no virtual memory item in the list of output of the command. It is unlimited for some user IDs though. Does that mean I am assigned no virtual memory?
I have a standard Linux (Debian testing) laptop, with a swap partition. I do a lot of experiments with it. Some of them are really memory hungry and the way Linux behaves by default is an issue for ...
I'm running pdftoppm to convert a user-provided PDF into a 300DPI image. This works great, except if the user provides an PDF with a very large page size. pdftoppm will allocate enough memory to ...