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Re: runaway avocado

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: runaway avocado
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 17:37:20 +0000

On Thu, 11 Feb 2021 at 17:25, Cleber Rosa <crosa@redhat.com> wrote:
> IIUC, this specic issue was caused by a runaway QEMU.  Granted, it was
> started by an Avocado test.  I've opened a bug report to look into the
> possibilities to mitigate or prevent this from happening again:

I wonder if we could have avocado run all our acceptance cases
under a 'ulimit -f' setting that restricts the amount of disk
space they can use? That would restrict the damage that could
be done by any runaways. A CPU usage limit might also be good.

-- PMM

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