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From Gary Lawrence Murphy <ga...@canada.com>
Subject Re: Limiting the number of live processes
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2000 16:23:57 GMT
>>>>> "C" == Craig R McClanahan <Craig.McClanahan@eng.sun.com> writes:

    C> Gary Lawrence Murphy wrote:
    >> My idle Tomcat server is generating 35 processes (no clients);
    >> this is on a test machine where I really only need about a
    >> tenth that many.  Can I limit the number of live processes?
    >> 

    C> Is this on a Linux box?  Native threads JDK?  If so, those are
    C> really threads, not processes -- there is only one "real"
    C> process, and "ps" output is *really* misleading.

As soon as I posted, I realized that I should have said so, and the
answers are yes, probably and probably yes.  Linux & IBM JDK 1.3.

So now I have just a trivia question: Why so many threads on an idle
system?

-- 
Gary Lawrence Murphy <garym@teledyn.com> TeleDynamics Communications Inc
Business Innovations Through Open Source Systems: http://www.teledyn.com
"Computers are useless.  They can only give you answers."(Pablo Picasso)


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