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From Tani Hosokawa <>
Subject Re: about threads (yes it's an obsession :-) (getting more processes under Linux)
Date Tue, 29 Jun 1999 18:40:47 GMT
This is kinda off-topic, I guess, but edit
/usr/src/linux/include/linux/tasks.h and set NR_TASKS to 2048, with 1800
as MAX_TASKS_PER_USER and you won't run into that wall again.  Those are
just the settings I prefer, and they work fine for me.

On Tue, 29 Jun 1999, Laurent Sinitambirivoutin wrote:

> hello guys :-)
> before bothering you again i've read the docs about linuxthreads
> well, under linux threads are "viewed" as processes by the kernel, i
> mean they enter in the 512 entries of a regular linux kernel. I still
> see this as a weak point because my real problem at eurosport is that I
> just can't apache go forking (unless i want my server to kneel down of
> course) I thought that threads could solve the problem cuz I believed
> they wouldn't be accounted as one of the 512 process allowed... sniff !
> So, my question is: will things like apr (for now) and soon mpm will
> allow me to sleep well regarding the process limit ??
> an other thing: i'm far from being a C-supercoder ;-), and I'm quite
> good in perl. If I can be of any help on the project (instead of posting
> silly questions ;), please just let me know

tani hosokawa
river styx internet

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