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 ...
What is the difference between hard and soft limits in ulimit? For number of open files, I have a soft limit of 1024 and a hard limit of 10240. It is possible to run programs opening more than 1024 ...
If I want to see all relevant log files of my apache2 server at once, I use tail -f /var/kunden/logs/*log /var/kunden/logs/*log /var/log/apache2/*log |grep -v robots|grep -v favicon But since those ...
Before Mavericks, one could use /etc/launchd.conf to persist ulimit settings, for example: limit maxfiles 16384 unlimited limit maxproc 16384 unlimited It no longer works in Mavericks. What is the ...
do changes in /etc/security/limits.conf require a reboot before taking effect? Like if I have a script that sets the following limits in /etc/security/limits.conf, does this require me to reboot ...
I'm looking for a way to limit a processes disk io to a set speed limit. Ideally the program would work similar to this: $ limitio --pid 32423 --write-limit 1M Limiting process 32423 to 1 megabyte ...
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 ...
Previous question about doing this on Mavericks is here and the answers there don't seem to work on Yosemite. I want to enable core dump generation by default upon reboot. Executing ulimit -c ...
I was wondering if anything gets logged when any ulimits are hit (open files, etc). If so, where is this logged, and what should I be looking for? I'm using CentOS 6.