Re: why no fdset patch in kernel?
Sat, 19 Jun 1999 10:35:01 +1000
Alan Cox wrote:
> > that the linux kernel, by itself, cannot serve a high hit web site,
> > without a modification of file descriptor limits in the kernel. Since
> > their is only 1024 fd's available, as a hard limit, set in the source.
> Umm. I think you are mistaken there, certainly for apache. the 1024 is
> _per_process_. Apache doesn't use hundreds of fds per process. Zeus may
> hit the 1024 fd limit. To hit 1024 fds on apache you;d need a lot of
> static mmap files or 1000 odd different log files
We do. There's about three file-descriptors in use per virtual server.
Put 1400 virtual servers on a box, and you need some decent fd support.
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