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Re: PAMified /bin/login resource usage



On Mon, 24 Feb 1997, Craig S. Bell wrote:

> 	For my customers that still use /bin/login rather than PAP, I would
> rather login spawned their shell and exited, rather than stick around and
> occupy VM.  Is there any way to force it to swap out, or even better, make
> it exit somehow?  Thank you in advance. >=-)>

If you have a reasonable amount of swap space it will get swapped out
as soon as the machine needs the resources. As login just wait()s for
the child process to return it's hardly a going to use significant machine 
resources.

Erik

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