Subject: Re: increasing FD_SETSIZE to 1024 or 2048?
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/2000 20:27:49
On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 07:53:05PM -0700, Jonathan Stone wrote:

 > 256 fd's is not anywhere near adequate for the apps I've been working
 > with for the last year or so.  (Check out the Flash paper.)
 > More speficially, 256 fd's in named has been a real performance
 > problem for both for the research I do, and at my new job.

Right, the point is "for your work".  However, the claim that it
is insufficient for modern systems (as you, in fact, claimed) is

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>