Subject: Re: NetBSD is not Linux
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Shannon Hendrix <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/2001 17:28:25
On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 07:14:46PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >> You can of course create more than one.
> > >and each thread creates new process.
> > Perhaps but they all share the same memory space (no IPC required for
> > trivial tasks)so what's the problem exactly ?
> that you can't have more than 4090 processes in linux. and other that
> linux handles lots of processes terribly slow.
For 2.2 kernels, you are too high, the limit without changes was
set to 1024 processes, though I'm not 100% sure on that.
The new Linux kernels has a scalable process limit, adjustable at runtime.
Your total number of processes is limited by how much memory you have.