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    SubjectRe: Maximum number of processes in Linux
    I have 1GB RAM and a p4 HT 3 GHz.

    On 8/16/06, Arjan van de Ven <> wrote:
    > > Shows a consistent 6140.
    > >
    > the default limit in proc scales with memory (to avoid really bad
    > stuff), you can oversize it to 2^16 if you want.
    > Going over 2^16 is not too good an idea (16 bit counters overflow),
    > especially if you have hostile users (read: students) on the machine,
    > since this is the kind of scenario you can trigger on purpose.
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