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Re: uHm... what happened? :)

On Wed, 11 Dec 1996, Daniel Stringfield wrote:

> I would say that this COULD be a bug.  or an exploit.

If resources are not limited, a regular user can easily bring down a
Linux Box.

The worst thing is virtual memory because Linux does not reserve a certain
amount of RAM for important system tasks (nfsd, gpm, etc.). If these run
out of memory you are lucky if you can immediatly do a clean shutdown.


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