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From Chuck Murcko <ch...@telebase.com>
Subject Re: limit on file descriptors (fwd)
Date Thu, 06 Jun 1996 04:02:38 GMT
Rob Hartill liltingly intones:
> 
> 
> not acked
> 
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> Date: Wed, 05 Jun 1996 16:14:34 -0700
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> Hi, Nice folks at APACHE,
> 
> Thanks for the apache httpd. Love it. I hope to have your help in
> understanding the following sentence in the Virtual Host documentation:
> 
> 4. Your system imposes other limits on file descriptors, such as a limit
> on stdio streams only using file descriptors below 256.
>       (Solaris 2) 
> 
> Does this mean the max number of log files for apache on solaris 2
> would be 230 or so? Would it be possible to increase that with
> solaris 2.5?
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
Solaris' stdio library is broken, and uses a byte to represent fd values.
This appears not to have been fixed in Solaris 2.5.

chuck
Chuck Murcko	N2K Inc.	Wayne PA	chuck@telebase.com
And now, on a lighter note:
What does it mean if there is no fortune for you?

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