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I want to use cgroups to limit resources in linux


How can I be notified when a limit if hit. For example if I limit a process to 2 gigs or ram how will I know when that is reached if I am not actively monitoring it?

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cgroups support a Notification API as described here in section 2.4: http://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/cgroups/cgroups.txt

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