Re: RSS Limit implementation issue

From: Ram Gupta
Date: Mon Feb 13 2006 - 09:50:20 EST

On 2/11/06, Chris Siebenmann <cks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I suggest a third method: steal another page from the process itself.
> This automatically keeps the process within its own RSS, slows down its
> activities, *and* lets it keep running.
> Under the name 'paging against itself', I believe this has probably
> already been done by various people in the early 1990s.

This method may cause increased amount of swapping affecting the
overall system performance.

Ram Gupta
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