procfs question: How many files are supported?

From: Ben Greear (
Date: Sat Oct 14 2000 - 15:14:43 EST

The VLAN code attempts to add a new file in /proc/net/vlan/ for each new
interface created. However, when I create, say 4k interfaces, then only the
first 150 or so show up in /proc/net/vlan.

The interfaces exist, as shown by ifconfig and /proc/net/dev

So, is there some limit on the amount of files that you can add to procfs
in a single directory?

Suggestions welcome...


Ben Greear (
Author of ScryMUD: 4444        (Released under GPL)     
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