Too many users for samba?
cbrady at ind.tansu.com.au
Thu Dec 4 01:31:42 GMT 1997
On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Eloy A. Paris wrote:
> Uhhmmm... very interesting. I think you are pushing to the limits your
> current kernel. Those messages (No more processes, File table
> overflow, etc.) must mean that the kernel is out of resources and all
> its predefined tables have been filled. I don't know exactly how to
> re-compile the kernel to have bigger defaults but I am pretty sure
> some include files in /usr/src/linux must be modified.
> I am very interested in knowing how to tune Linux to make it able to
> knows what to do here? Any comments?
* This is the maximum nr of tasks - change it if you need to
#define NR_CPUS 32 /* Max processors that can be running in
#define NR_CPUS 1
#define NR_TASKS 512
#define MAX_TASKS_PER_USER (NR_TASKS/2)
#define MIN_TASKS_LEFT_FOR_ROOT 4
There is some run-time tuning that you can do with Linux via the /proc
file system. You can tune the virtual memory system, and the maximum
number of open files, but not, at present, the size of the process table.
You'll have to recompile to change that.
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