Re: How to Imcrease FD Size

From: David Schwartz (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 23:10:18 EST

On Fri, 2 Aug 2002 13:38:27 +1000, Steve wrote:
>I was wondering how to increase the FD Size for users... Atm its set
>at 1024.. But i want to give user "xxx" FD Max size of 5120..
>Is This possible..

        This is not a kernel issue. The limit is raised and lowered by user
programs. A version of 'login' that sets this limit prior to dropping
privileges may be what you want. You can also do it with PAM.

        Check with people familiar with your distribution.


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