[CentOS] Script consumes memory

Tue Sep 29 16:06:43 UTC 2009
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Frank M. Ramaekers wrote:
> I have the following script that when executed, consumes memory and
> makes the system inaccessible.  All process are halted.
> First, I don't understand what is wrong with the script
> Secondly, I'm surprised that Linux allows this to run unchecked to the
> detriment of the entire system.

Linux allows what you've set with ulimit or the administrator sets in 

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com