Subject: Re: PID_MAX and NO_PID
To: Martin Weber <Ephaeton@gmx.net>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/18/2002 15:00:22
On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 03:28:58PM +0100, Martin Weber wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 10:04:49AM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> > [...]
> > Perhaps the best solution would be to make PID_MAX sysctlable, and
> > default to 99999. People still relying on iBCS2 (are there still
> > some?) can then change it back down.
> And others brave enough to face the consequences could jump into
> the cold water and set it to something higher than 5 digits to do
> some testing :)
Patched up (my system has NO_PID = -1 already)...
I suspect 'top' will explode...
'ps' should be ok.
David Laight: email@example.com