RE: limit maxproc
From: Rigler, Steve (SRigler_at_MarathonOil.com)
To: <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 15:43:22 -0600
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> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Sean Estabrooks
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> Subject: Re: limit maxproc
> So to answer your question, hard limits are not increased with
> limits.conf. Its primary purpose is to set initial limit values when
> none have yet been set.
It looks like there is a relationship between hardware and the
Looking on two dual-cpu machines I found that they were both 7168.
The 4 single cpu machines I've looked at are all different: 20479,
2559, 4087, and 1023.
I'm not sure why the one single cpu machine would have such a high
Maybe this answers the OP's question...it varies from machine to machine.
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