Toomas Soome tsoome at
Fri Feb 1 07:33:02 GMT 2002

David Lee wrote:

> We have a Solaris 8 machine here, as a telnet/rlogin/slogin timesharing
> machine, which has 1024 "/dev/pts" entries.
> Our main Samba server can push at the 1000 mark.  But this is a dedicated
> server, specifically with never more than a tiny number of non-Samba
> connections.  (Of course *if* 1024 really is an absolute, never-be-topped,
> limit, then I'm a little concerned about pty-per-smbd.  I need to
> investigate and test, I suppose.  But my gut reaction is that I'd be
> surprised if recent Solaris didn't allow in excess of 1024 telnet-like
> connections...)

there is no upper limit on solaris 8 and up pts.  4096 is for example
the largest pts in one system I have access to... 

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