Re: How to increat max open files?

Marko Sepp (
Thu, 02 Jan 1997 13:38:12 +0200 (GFT Standard Time)

At 21:52 20.12.1996 +0900, you wrote:
>Hello everyone,
>I am trying to increase the maximum number of open files
>(currently 256). I use Linux 2.0.0 (slackware 96).
>I tried
>ulimit -n unlimited
>but, the message says
>ulimit: cannot raise limit: Operation not permitted.
>Does anybody know how I can increase the max open files?

Try editing the /usr/include/linux/limits.h, simply change the value for
open files and recompile the kernel.