Re: How to increat [sic.] max open files?

Alan Cox (
Fri, 3 Jan 1997 20:44:53 +0000 (GMT)

> Do you really think that a single task can handle 100 sockets open to
> 100 clients in an efficient manner?

Yes. And I've done that scale of stuff on tiny machines. For stuff like
AberMUD5 it works far faster than splitting into processes. I even got
bored enough that with a generic (or its supplied) memory allocator it
locates data in memory in clusters to optimise paging ;)