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Re: [ProgSoc] Linux Hard Resource Limits
On 14-May-99 Anton Blanchard wrote:
>> How can I increase the kernel hard limits for number of processes and
> in include/linux/tasks.h:
>#define NR_TASKS 512 /* On x86 Max 4092, or 4090 w/APM configured.
>#define MAX_TASKS_PER_USER (NR_TASKS/2)
>#define MIN_TASKS_LEFT_FOR_ROOT 4
Great ... I'll check that out
> 2.0 had a maximum of 256 file descriptors. There are patches floating around
> to increase this. In 2.2, this was raised to 1024 and the Alan Cox series
> of patches has the ability to scale well beyond that.
Damn, guess I'll have to make do or upgrade. Where abouts is this actually
specified in the source? I don't think setup.S is correct because I had a look
at setup.S in the 2.2.2 kernel and it also had 256 in that GDT block, so I
suspect that's the wrong place.
Thanks for the feedback Anton.
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