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From "John P. Dodge" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] 256 file descriptor max?
Date Thu, 30 Oct 2003 16:14:11 GMT
On Thu, 30 Oct 2003 wrote:

> I have no control on the application wasting descriptors, so my only option
> is trying to increase the max limit to a manageable value; but even if I
> change the OS limit of file descriptors with "ulimit -n 1024" and restart
> descriptors enough for everybody?
> Or it does exist a workaround?
> Carlo

For Solaris there is a system parameter you can set in /etc/system.

set rlim_fd_max = 4096
set rlim_fd_cur = 2048

You will need to do a reconfigure boot after modifying /etc/system.


touch /reconfigure


reboot -- -r

"Mon aƩroglisseur est plein d'anguilles"
John P. Dodge
Boeing Shared Services

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