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Subject[PATCH] 2.4.21: Increase dynamic proc slots to 8192 from 4096
This fixes problems I was seeing while trying to create a large number
of vlan interfaces (each interface has a proc file entry).

I hear it's even larger in 2.5.X, so if anyone wants to double it again,
please feel free!

+++ linux-2.4.21.amds/include/linux/proc_fs.h 2003-08-13 16:47:29.000000000 -0700
@@ -25,7 +25,8 @@
/* Finally, the dynamically allocatable proc entries are reserved: */

-#define PROC_NDYNAMIC 4096
+#define PROC_NDYNAMIC 8192 /* was 4096 previously, but was running out of
+ * slots when creating lots of VLANs --Ben */

#define PROC_SUPER_MAGIC 0x9fa0

Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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