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On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Szabolcs Szakacsits wrote:
> > Reserved fd's for superuser doesn't work.
> It does actually work,

What do you mean under "work"? I meant user apps are able to
exhaust fd's completely and none is left for superuser.

> but remember that the concept of "reserved file
> structures for superuser" is defined as "file structures to be taken from
> the freelist"

Yes, in this sense it works and it's also very close to unhelpfulness.

> whereas your patch below:
> allows one to allocate a file structure from the filp_cache slab cache if
> one is a superuser.

Or one is user and didn't hit yet the reserved fd's (and of course
superuser aren't able to allocate more then max_files).


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