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Re: limiting resources

also sprach Adam Aube <aaube01@baker.edu> [2004.09.21.0222 +0200]:
> What if you wrote a shell wrapper around SpamAssassin that lowered
> its priority before running it, then had your users run this
> wrapper instead?

... then this may solve the problem temporarily, until the next
comes along. apart, the problems are not with CPU but rather with
locking of the spamassassin database and access to the harddisk. Try
running 40 processes wanting to do the latter at the same time! in
this light, i have been highly unimpressed by the 2.6 scheduler.

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