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SubjectRe: 32-bit pid_t / security
On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Mark Hahn wrote:

> > Linux 2.2.17 only allows 255 processes at any one time. Is this a
> ...
> > Can't fork any more after 255 processes
>
> ulimit -u
>
> getting back OT, current entry-level PCs (duron/600) can easily
> do 7000 fork/wait pairs per second.

Maybe I have a broken 'something', but:

Script started on Wed Oct 4 13:04:04 2000
$ ulimit -u
32767
$ exit
exit

Script done on Wed Oct 4 13:04:15 2000



Cheers,
Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.2.15 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).

"Memory is like gasoline. You use it up when you are running. Of
course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
obtained from the Micro$oft help desk.


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