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Re: Limit a process's CPU usage?

On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 02:15:03PM +0100, Joerg Johannes wrote:
> On Friday 28 March 2003 12:52, Thomas Krennwallner wrote:
> > A quick look gave me: limits(5)
> > In Debian it seems to be /etc/security/limits.conf and not /etc/limits
> > as described in limits(5)
> As I understand it, this will limit my whole CPU time (it is set on login). 
> This is rather bad, as I use GIMP and pdflatex from time to time, and these 
> should run at full speed.
> thanks anyway

Run setiathome as a different user, and apply limits.

PS I don't have a limits(5) manpage.  What package provides it?  I do
have the file /etc/security/limits.conf ...

Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
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