[CentOS] Why the huge shmmax default setting?
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Wed Dec 18 00:55:06 UTC 2013
On 12/17/2013 4:33 PM, Lists wrote:
> This large value doesn't really make sense to me - can somebody explain
> why the change to such a large value?
its just a limit, it has no impact unless someone claims too much shared
the only place it makes sense to set it small is on a shared ssytem with
potentially hostile users who might think its funny to allocate too much
and cause a denial of service.... eg, Students.
john r pierce 37N 122W
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