Maximum number of mmap()’ed ranges and how to set it on Linux?

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What’s the maximum number of mmap()‘ed ranges that a process can makes and how to set the limits on Linux? I have a program that mmap()s and mprotect()s lots ranges. After allocating many ranges, mprotect() starts to fail with ENOMEM error number. From the man page, ENOMEM means 2 possible problems: ENOMEM Internal kernel structures
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Where is the source code for the free command on Linux?

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Where can I find the source code for the free command on Linux? The source code for the free commands (and many more, like kill, ps, top, sysctl) can be found in procps-ng: https://gitlab.com/procps-ng/procps procps is a set of command line and full-screen utilities that provide information out of the pseudo-filesystem most commonly located at
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How to exit the program in Node.js?

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When fatal error happened, we’d like to kill the program. How to exit the program in Node.js? You can use: process.exit() Here, “process” is a global process object. exit method ends the process. process.exit([code]) Ends the process with the specified code. If omitted, exit uses the ‘success’ code 0. To exit with a ‘failure’ code:
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How to run firefox under different profiles simultaniusly?

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Firefox has multiple profiles and I am aware of choosing them by invoking firefox with the -P option. But I find that after one firefox instance under one profile is running, even I choose another profile during starting with -P, the new instance is still running under the existing profile. How to run firefox with
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Implementation of strstr in glibc

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What is the implementation of strstr in glibc? Implementation of STRSTR in glibc (string/strstr.c): /* Return the first occurrence of NEEDLE in HAYSTACK. Return HAYSTACK if NEEDLE is empty, otherwise NULL if NEEDLE is not found in HAYSTACK. */ char * STRSTR (const char *haystack_start, const char *needle_start) { const char *haystack = haystack_start; const
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Required packages for building YouCompleteMe for Vim on Fedora 21

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YouCompleteMe for Vim on Fedora 21 reports this error: [zma@laptop:~/.vim/bundle/YouCompleteMe]$ ./install.sh — The C compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 — The CXX compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 — Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/cc — Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/cc — works — Detecting C compiler ABI info — Detecting C compiler ABI info
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How to find which program or process is listening on a certain port in Linux?

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My program reports that the port is already used. How to find which program or process is listening on a certain port in Linux? You can use netstat to do this. netstat can print network connections. For example, to find which program is listing on port 9999 netstat -pln | grep 9999 You will need
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How to avoid mounting failures blocking Linux booting?

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Some entries in /etc/fstab may not not critical for booting Linux or even not available until Linux has booted. How to avoid the failures or unavailability of some mounting entries in /etc/fstab blocking the boot process of Linux? Please check the tutorial at Controlling Filesystem Mounting on Linux by Playing with /etc/fstab: Allow non-root users
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When should the authors anonymize themselves in a paper submitted to a conference for review?

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When should the authors anonymize themselves in a paper submitted to a conference for review? Several general concepts: Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers). — Wikipedia Single-blind describes experiments where information that could introduce bias or otherwise skew the
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How to increase the number of files allowed to be opened on Linux?

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On my system: $ ulimit -n 1024 Some tools like GATK are aggressive in creating temporary files by creating more than 1000 files under /tmp/. This will cause the program to fail. How to increase the number of files allowed to be opened on Linux? To increase the max number of open files to 10240,
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Making Hadoop Java process heap larger?

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In Hadoop 2.5.0, I use ‘ps -aux’ and find the Java process has options: -Xmx1000m However, my nodes have 32GB memory. How to make Hadoop Java process heap larger? In yarn-env.sh, you can find: # For setting YARN specific HEAP sizes please use this # Parameter and set appropriately # YARN_HEAPSIZE=1000 In hadoop-env.sh, you can
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Installing WordPress in a sub directory while working for the whole site

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How to install WordPress in a sub directory while working for the whole site? Putting the WordPress files in the root directory seems messy. A method is introduced here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory The process to move WordPress into its own directory is as follows: Create the new location for the core WordPress files to be stored (we
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How to spawn a background process in a bash script

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For example, I want to spawn many ssh background processes in one bash script: for i in `cat ./all-hosts` do ssh $i “ifconfig | grep Link” done Simply adding a & to the ssh commands does not work. Here is the script that works: for i in `cat ./all-hosts` do ssh $i “ifconfig | grep
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How to Add Custom Content on a Receipt

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This blog will explain about how to add a custom content in a Receipt which will be generated from MPOS in Microsoft Dynamics. Microsoft provides us with certain fields which can be put into the receipt. There are certain fields which a client will ask to show in the receipt. If the desired field is
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Deploying ASP.NET Core 2.0 MVC application to Azure Web apps using Visual Studio 2017

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Introduction In this tutorial, we will be learning as how to deploy .NET Core 2.0 MVC web application on Microsoft Public Cloud i.e. Microsoft Azure, using Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 v15.3 For novice Cloud developers, aspiring .NET / Cloud architects, and all other IT professionals associated with the .NET Core framework & Cloud computing, especially
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A Beginners’ Guide to x86-64 Instruction Encoding

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The encoding of x86 and x86-64 instructions is well documented in Intel or AMD’s manuals. However, they are not quite easy for beginners to start with to learn encoding of the x86-64 instructions. In this post, I will give a list of useful manuals for understanding and studying the x86-64 instruction encoding, a brief introduction
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How to force a metadata checkpointing in HDFS

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The metadata checkpointing in HDFS is done by the Secondary NameNode to merge the fsimage and the edits log files periodically and keep edits log size within a limit. For various reasons, the checkpointing by the Secondary NameNode may fail. For one example, HDFS SecondaraNameNode log shows errors in its log as follows. 2017-08-06 10:54:14,488
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