many file descriptors

From: Florin Andrei (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 18:57:11 EST

Is there any problem if i increase the max number of file descriptors to
a very large value, say 16384 (echo 16384 > /proc/sys/fs/file-max)?

(kernel-2.4.7, on a dual PIII with 1 GB RAM, running Squid as a very
busy proxy server)

Florin Andrei

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