Threads and file open limits

From: Bill Davidsen (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 07:58:10 EST

I have a server app which threads, and I note that all threads seem to
have all sockets open, which under load is likely to hit 1024 any evening.
Do I still have to edit limits.h? I ask because I note that root can
ulimit open files higer, and I thought the limit was hard in the kernel.

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