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[Condor-users] enforcing job memory limits?


it appears as though a condor job in my flock ehausted the memory on a
user workstation over night ($CondorVersion: 6.8.2 Oct 12 2006 $
$CondorPlatform: X86_64-LINUX_RHEL3 $).  This triggered Linux's OOM
killer which killed several desktop apps and sshd on the system.

this seems a prety serious violation of the do no harm principle and
I'm a bit surprized.

is the a config setting I need to tweak on the workstations?

I've been running mostly on dedicated (not in the condor sense) server
hardware and recently experimenting with branching out to
workstations, this is the first problem I've encountered but is rather