Re: Problems raising fd limits

Albert Cahalan (
Fri, 5 Apr 1996 10:59:15 -0500 (EST)

> Nothing would make me happier than to see the default number of
> fds per process increased to 1,024. I've tried to increase it in kernels
> after 1.3.78 but they just crash. It used to be fairly easy; anyone know
> what changed?

Reducing it would save memory. I think the default should
be around 240, but 100 might be even better.