Bug 247787 - [RHEL4 DOC][bash] The resource limitation doesn't work in Linux.
[RHEL4 DOC][bash] The resource limitation doesn't work in Linux.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 220657
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
4.5
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2007-07-11 09:37 EDT by Jose Plans
Modified: 2007-11-16 20:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-11 10:24:21 EDT
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proposed changes to man bash(1) (475 bytes, patch)
2007-07-11 09:37 EDT, Jose Plans
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Description Jose Plans 2007-07-11 09:37:20 EDT
Description:
The memory resource limitation of bash doesn't work in kernel Linux 2.6.*.
this is a request to change the man page of bash(1) to set expectations to
system administrators.

Actual Results:
Though there is a category "ulimit -m" in man bash(1), this resource doesn't
take any effect when using kernels 2.6

Expected Results:
The man bash(1) page should state this difference of behavior.

Additional notes:
Patch candidate attached.
Comment 1 Jose Plans 2007-07-11 09:37:21 EDT
Created attachment 158947 [details]
proposed changes to man bash(1)

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