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SubjectRe: More FD's in 2.0.33
It'd be very nice to make the FD limits into 'standard' configuration
options. IMO.

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Jon Lewis wrote:
>
> On Tue, 24 Mar 1998, Shane Anderson wrote:
>
> > I'm looking for the *RIGHT* way to get more open files in 2.0.33.
> > I've downloaded Michael O'Reilly's patch, but it had problems with
> > portmapper (on RedHat 5.0 w/ all the latest updates) crapping
> > out--apparently due to bad file descriptors, which I think was due to
> > the dynamic allocation done in this patch. So, since then I've tried
> > to just change the #define's that I believe matter, namely:
>
> You need some variation of the kmalloc patch, otherwise you risk
> overflowing space in the kernel, and then bad things happen. Someone had
> mentioned that even with the limit raised to 3000, the default should
> still be set to 256, and that programs should use setrlimit to raise the
> limit when necessary. That may fix your problem.
>
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