Re: 2.0.29 and maximum number of user.

Dave Wreski (
Fri, 12 Sep 1997 17:50:27 -0400 (EDT)

> It does work without recompiling libc if you have a newish version
> (I am running libc5.4.17). Note that I don't think that this patch
> is needed... it increases the FD's per-process (ie if you were running
> squid, which is one process with lots and lots of filehandles
> in use), which you don't need... you probably only need to increase the overall
> filehandles/inodes, which you can do by simply echoing values to /proc...

I happen to be running squid on a soon-to-be production box, so I'm not
sure if it will be affected once 40 or so users start using it.

Will I see syslog messages indicating that the file limit has been

Why is that limit so low in the first place?