I started forkbomb from normal user account say - "user1" I'm running a script which says
killall -u user1
But it didn't fix the situation.
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reboot the computer
if you can't, you could try:
If by "permanent solution", you mean preventing this happening again, well you can't really, but you can simply reduce the
I agree with Colin's answer, but I would wrap the -STOP into a script and nice --20 to ensure that the kill script gets more cpu than the 1000s bombs running.
and then, after all of them stop