Subject: Re: kaffe limitations
To: Erik Huizing <>
From: Simon Raahauge DeSantis <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/18/2001 08:58:25
On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 10:20:38PM -0700, Erik Huizing wrote:
> This is probably more appropriate for the kaffe list, but I'm working on a
> program that requires many (in the upwards of 2000) sockets open at once.
> I've hit a ceiling of 58, then I get a "Too many files open".
> Is there any way I can increase the number of open files a process can
> have? I'm not sure if this is a kernel option or something I'd hunt around
> for in the kaffe VM. 

Try limit or ulimit or whatever it is for your shell.

The default file descriptor limit seems to be 64 (that's the case in my tcsh
anyway), so raising that would give you more sockets availible.
-Simon Raahauge DeSantis