Re: [Vserver] Talking about limits...

From: Sam Vilain <>
Date: Fri 21 Oct 2005 - 00:01:40 BST
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On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 15:46 -0400, Michel Belleau ( wrote:
> I tried limiting a vserver memory this week-end but had no luck doing it..
> I tried setting the AS and RSS files in the configuration directory, but
> it doesn't seem to work the way I wanted. It kills processes (like
> apache in my tests) which need more memory than what I allowed in the
> limits.
> What I would like to do is limit the usage of RAM the vserver has. It
> seems that AS and RSS limits are the total ressources of a vserver.
> I want to give a vserver 128 megabytes of RAM and 1 gig swap space. I
> don't want the OOM killer to restrict applications to ask for more than
> 128 megs of RAM.
> I know I can do it, since how does VPS using vservers work then?

Did you try putting "virt_mem" in /etc/vservers/XXX/flags ?


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