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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: FYI - coredumps on FreeBSD
Date Sun, 06 Apr 1997 21:29:16 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 6 Apr 1997, Rob Hartill wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 6 Apr 1997, Randy Terbush wrote:
> > 
> > > Chuck, Dirk and I had reported that we were seeing some odd SEGV 
> > > problems that seemed to be associated with a call to 
> > > lingering_close. I seem to have tracked down the problem as being 
> > > caused by the server being linked with libraries that had not been 
> > > compiled with FD_SETSIZE=1024 as my kernels and the rest of the 
> > > servers have.
> > 
> > What does that mean to your average FreeBSD user (like me) ?
> > 
> > Building a new kernel sounds extreme.
> 
> It means don't play with FD_SETSIZE on 2.1.x period.  The magic is bad on
> 2.1; anything compiled with FD_SETSIZE set to the default of 256 can break
> when you try to hack FD_SETSIZE for specific applications.  To increase it
> above than 256, you have to essentially change it and do a make world.
> 
> In 2.2, you can set it while compiling applications (like Apache) and the
> libraries and kernel _should_ play nicely. 
> 

>From what I've heard, they don't (play nicely under 2.2)...

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