[ale] user limits
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 14:04:57 EDT 2008
xmessage is the way to do it. Now to find a daemon that can do the deed
and deliver an intelligent message....
or write one which is looking like the real solution. Need to find
_where_ the soft limit signal is written (/var/log/message? STDOUT?)
On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 13:55 -0400, James Sumners wrote:
> Launch everything via a script that checks the limit and then issues
> an xmessage?
>  -- http://www.manpagez.com/man/1/xmessage/
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Jim Kinney <jim.kinney at gmail.com> wrote:
> > When a system uses pam, the file (typically) /etc/security/limits.conf
> > can control limits for things like resident set size, stack size, number
> > processes, login count, etc.
> > What happens when a user hits a soft limit? A hard limit means the
> > operation is not completed and/or fails.
> > I'm looking for a way to notify users that they are pushing their luck
> > opening another (eg - firefox) application as they are running out of
> > ram.
> > Jim Kinney
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