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SubjectRe: 2.2.x process limits (NR_TASKS)?
In article <>,
Gregory Ade <> wrote:
>We're running into what appears to be a 256-process-per-user limit on one
>of our webservers, due to the number of processes running as a specific
>user for our application. I'd like to increase the process limit, and
>*THINK* that to do so i need to increase NR_TASKS in

--- linux-2.2.19.orig/include/linux/tasks.h Mon Dec 11 01:49:44 2000
+++ linux-2.2.19/include/linux/tasks.h Thu Mar 29 13:08:16 2001
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@
#define NR_CPUS 1

-#define NR_TASKS 512 /* On x86 Max about 4000 */
+#define NR_TASKS 2048 /* On x86 Max about 4000 */

>Also, where can this limit be changed in 2.4.x?


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