I wish I didn't have to use Thunderbird
Posted Jul 27, 2006 2:32 UTC (Thu) by proski
In reply to: I wish I didn't have to use Thunderbird
Parent article: Five Power Tips for Thunderbird (Summersault Weblog)
This script limits evolution to the measly half gig:
ulimit -m 524288
exec /usr/bin/evolution "$@"
This way, if evolution gets "sick", it dies quickly and gracefully without hogging all memory and swap. This may work with Thunderbird too.
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