lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1999]   [Apr]   [20]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectRe: forking
Date
> Ok then, we seem to be looking at a 2.2.x problem, what regarding, I
> don't know. It's not in 2.0.x (I've pushed my box into the 512 range on
> 2.0.36 and then received the "cannot fork"). Suggestions so far have
> been memory fragmentation and insufficient procs. Anyone else have
> ideas?

Actually, I've always had a problem like this on 2.0.x. I have a
64-node cluster, and I frequently run scripts which fork 128 processes
at a time. These scripts occasionally get 'cannot fork', with no
resource starvation evident... I wrote some test programs but wasn't
able to get a nice, repeatable behavior.

-- g

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:51    [W:0.065 / U:4.356 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site