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    > I'm sure this has been asked before...
    >
    > What's the MAX # of processes that can be specified in tasks.h under
    > NR_TASKS?
    >
    > 8192 doesn't seem to work (and promptly kills the HP Vectra that it's
    > running on).

    ( 8192 descriptors - 1 for NULL - 7 for linux - 3 for APM if enabled ) / 2

    Each task uses 2 descriptors: LDT and TSS.

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    Andrew E. Mileski mailto:aem@netcom.ca
    Linux Plug-and-Play Hardware Support http://www.redhat.com/linux-info/pnp/
    XFree86 Matrox Team http://www.bf.rmit.edu.au/~ajv/xf86-matrox.html
    Ottawa-Carleton Linux User's Group (OCLUG) http://www.storm.ca/~linux/

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