Re: file descriptors once again

Neil Moore (
Mon, 25 Nov 1996 20:58:42 -0500

> Hey,
> Sorry to ask this question again. It's been asked tons of times and I just
> forgot the answer.
> I need to allow 1024 file descriptors for my kernel per proccess.
> How do I do it?
> /usr/src/linux/include/linux/limits.h
> do I need to make NR_OPEN 1024
> and OPEN_MAX 1024?
> or do i only need to change one of them?
> How about in head.h desc_table[256] do i need to change that too?

I think that, in order to change the number *per process* (as opposed
to the number in total), you have to modify your libc (and, if you
want this to be your default libc, this may involve recompuling

-Neil Moore
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