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From: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
To: Ferry Toth <ftoth@telfort.nl>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: DOS by unprivileged user
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:16:54 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180422101654.GA26243@amd> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9023506.UBh6vynRGa@delfion>

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On Thu 2018-04-19 21:13:35, Ferry Toth wrote:
> It appears any ordinary user can easily create a DOS on linux.
> 
> One sure way to reproduce this is to open gitk on the linux kernel repo 
> (SIC) on a machine with 8GB RAM 16 GB swap on a HDD with btrfs and quad core 
> + hyperthreading. But I will be easy enough to get the same effect with more 
> RAM, other fs etc.

You may want to disable swap.

									Pavel
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-04-22 10:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-19 19:13 Ferry Toth
2018-04-20  4:46 ` Mike Galbraith
2018-04-20  8:39   ` Ferry Toth
2018-04-20 12:37     ` Mike Galbraith
2018-04-22 10:16 ` Pavel Machek [this message]
2018-04-22 17:43   ` vcaputo
2018-04-23  0:27     ` Michal Hocko
2018-04-23  7:13       ` Pavel Machek
     [not found] ` <4285098.DEWjdbWF2X@delfion>
     [not found]   ` <1524325275.8078.2.camel@gmx.de>
     [not found]     ` <6057755.ozdVOybsI6@delfion>
2018-04-23  8:04       ` Mike Galbraith
2018-04-25 14:54         ` Alan Cox
2018-04-25 16:21           ` Mike Galbraith
2018-04-25 16:50           ` Mike Galbraith
2018-04-30 10:00           ` Ferry Toth
2018-04-30 10:35             ` Miguel Ojeda

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