> On 12. Aug 2019, at 17:40, Chris Murphy <li...@colorremedies.com> wrote: > > If I just run the example program, let's say systemd MemoryLimit is > set to /proc/meminfo MemAvailable, the program is still going to try > and bust out of that and fail. The failure reason is also non-obvious. > Yes this is definitely an improvement in that the system isn't taken > down. > > How to do this automatically? Could there be a mechanism for the > system and the requesting application to negotiate resources?
Honestly, right now, doing this automatically is not possible. Instead, we anticipate the workload or the nature of the work. Like as when we connect remotely to a box and start some long running process, we anticipate trouble with the network and use a terminal multiplexer, right? Same thing with resource intensive processes. But in future, I could imagine that this whole control group mechanism really pays off in a way where we distribute system resources automatically. Isn’t that what Silverblue is all about? Having a base system and on top of that, everything is run in a container that could be potentially resource constraint? BK _______________________________________________ devel mailing list -- email@example.com To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/project/code-of-conduct/ List Guidelines: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mailing_list_guidelines List Archives: https://firstname.lastname@example.org