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SubjectRe: 2.4.17:Increase number of anonymous filesystems beyond 256?
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On Thursday, 17. January 2002 19:55, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> >[from linux-kernel]
> > I have to increase the number of anonymous filesystems the kernel can
> > handle and found the array unnamed_dev_in_use fs/super.c and changed the
> > array size from the default of 256 to 1024. Testing this patch by
> > mounting more and more NFS-filesystems I found that still no more than
> > 800 NFS mounts are possible. One more mount results in the kernel saying:
> >
> > Jan 17 14:03:11 gl kernel: RPC: Can't bind to reserved port (98).
> > Jan 17 14:03:11 gl kernel: NFS: cannot create RPC transport.
> > Jan 17 14:03:11 gl kernel: nfs warning: mount version older than kernel
>
> I did that. You also need a small fix to mount(8) that adds
> a mount argument "-o nores". I've got an RPM at my website.
>
> Initially I did a sysctl, but Trond M. asked for a mount
> argument, in case you have to mount from several servers,
> some of which require reserved ports, some do not.
> Our NetApps work ok with non-reserved ports on clients.
>

Anyone has the patch Pete mentioned above for mount. He mailed the kernel
patches but I am unable to find the mount fix he talked about.

Thanks Rainer
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