informations about boot sequence (Re: F15 - mysql start problem)

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at
Mon May 9 23:33:50 UTC 2011

On Tue, 10.05.11 01:31, Miloslav Trmač (mitr at wrote:

> 2011/5/10 Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at>:
> > Let's make this simple:
> >
> > FAQ: How can I make my system unusable? How can I create a denial of service?
> >
> > Answer: On default systems there are multiple ways to do this, please
> > choose one or more of the following:
> That's all true, on the other hand there are countermeasures
> available; in larger organizations the countermeasures are documented,
> configured on each system, and their presence is periodically
> verified.

Countermeasures for the /dev/shm issue? I don't know of any. tmpfs
doesn't do quota. That's the key problem here.


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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