Re: [Vserver] Talking about limits...

From: Michel Belleau ( <>
Date: Fri 21 Oct 2005 - 17:01:07 BST
Message-ID: <>

Hi Sam.

I didn't knew about this option before, I'll have a look at the wiki
right now!

Thanks a lot,

Michel Belleau
(418) 261-6412 --

Sam Vilain a écrit :

>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
>>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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