[CentOS] Top process automatically killed
rodrigob at darkover.org
Tue Nov 21 14:42:48 UTC 2006
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On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 04:04:13PM +0200, Abd El-Hameed Ayad wrote:
> Now, do you have any idea about restricting such situation? Does * mean
> restrict root also or just all users except root?
* definitively includes root.
> Jim Perrin wrote:
> >On 11/21/06, Abd El-Hameed Ayad <hamid at use-trade.com> wrote:
> >> Can modifications to /etc/security/limits.conf cause top process to
> >>be automatically killed.
> >>First, Here is the contents of the /etc/security/limits.conf
> >>* hard cpu 2
> >>* soft nproc 5
> >>* hard nproc 10
> >>mailnull hard nproc 100
> >Your numbers seem VERY low except for mailnull.
> >I would really recommend restricting user groups instead of
> >EVERYTHING. I believe top may be using more resources than you've
> >allowed, and is being killed because of it.
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