Fork bomb - DOS a Linux Server via command line

From Wiki

Jump to: navigation, search

I was testing Virtual Machines running on KVM and wanted to see what would happen when the VM guest would use up all memory, start swapping and use 100% cpu.

Fork Bomb:

:(){ :|:& };:
Personal tools
This is a cached copy of the requested page, and may not be up to date.

Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties.
Try waiting a few minutes and reloading.

(Cannot contact the database server: Unknown error (localhost))

You can try searching via Google in the meantime.
Note that their indexes of our content may be out of date.