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SubjectRe: processes> 2^15
On Sat, Nov 04, 2000 at 07:27:58PM +0530, aprasad@in.ibm.com wrote:

> after reaching process count something around 30568, processes start
> getting pid from start, which ever is the first free entry slot in process
> table. that means we can't have simultaneously more than roughly 2^15
> processes?
> am i correct?

Yes.
(If that displeases you I can give you the trivial patch.
However, you really need some awesome machine before it
becomes reasonable to run that many processes.)

Andries
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