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SubjectRe: 2.4.17:Increase number of anonymous filesystems beyond 256?
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> Rainer, you missed the point. Nobody cares about small things
> such as "cannot start nfsd" while your 4096 mounts patch
> simply CORRUPTS YOUR DATA TO HELL.
>

Well I never said, I really knew what I was doing:-). Thats exacly why I
asked about why to use more major devices? OK the anser to this question
seems to be that minor devices may only be 8 bit due to the static nature of
some kernel structures. Right?

> If you need more than 1200 mounts, you have to add more majors
> to my patch. There is a number of them between 115 and 198.
> I suspect scalability problems may become evident
> with this approach, but it will work.

The solution Richard posted seems to be interesting at this point isn't it?

Rainer
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