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Re: gulpng CPU with precision

by Nitsuj (Hermit)
on Aug 14, 2001 at 14:22 UTC ( #104724=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to gulpng CPU with precision

An old technique used to do this... generally by people with devious intentions, but also for other purposes, is a fork bomb. Monitor the usage and have branches die at certain depths/performance levels. This will fill the OS's process queue and cause a corresponding change in performace that.

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