Subject: Re: No more processes
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Geoff Wing <>
List: port-i386
Date: 05/15/1998 17:17:50
Jukka Marin <> typed:
:On Fri, May 15, 1998 at 06:44:47PM +0200, Thilo Manske wrote:
:> > Hmm.. Perhaps you could also change the limit in /etc/rc before cron
:> > starts?
:Maybe.  Am I the only one wanting to run over 80 processes under one uid? ;)
:> Perheps you should try "sysctl -w kern.maxproc=200" instead.
:This seems to be a different limit - the default value on my system was 532
:(not 80).

The default maximum number of processes depends on your ``maxusers'' in your
config file.  The formula is:  20 + 16 * maxusers (see: src/sys/conf/param.c)
(or you could define NPROC when config'ing)
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