Subject: Re: can't fork but what's short?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 04/10/1995 13:29:20
> [W]hen a fork fails, its normally:

> 1/	out of process table slots
> 2/	exceeded # procs per user
> 3/	out of swap
> 4/	out of pty's
> 5/	file table full
> 6/	page translation tables

What's with number 4?  Forking doesn't require a pty last I knew.

Number 5 also looks odd; I thought forking produced multiple pointers
to single file table slots.  Perhaps my memory is too faded.

					der Mouse