[SATLUG] Fork bomb prevention

Christopher Lemire christopher.lemire at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 23:06:47 CDT 2010


On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 10:06 PM, Enrique Sanchez
<esanchezvela.satlug at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 11:12 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Christopher Lemire wrote:
>>>
>>> I'd like to get an idea of how many processes my user and the root user
>>> are
>>> running, so I can know what to set ulimit to in /etc/security/limits.conf
>>>
>>> $ ~  ps -ef | grep --count
>>> Usage: grep [OPTION]... PATTERN [FILE]...
>>> Try `grep --help' for more information.
>>> $  ~
>>
>> You could try 'ps -ef|grep root|wc -l' or 'ps -ef |grep -c ^.*$'
>>
>
>
> wouldn't  : ps -ef | wc -l ; easier.?
>

That won't give you the same output. Try both.
I found out the number of processes for just one user, mine.
> regards,
> esv.
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