Re: MAX_PID changes in 2.5.31

From: Ingo Molnar (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 18:34:27 EST

On 20 Aug 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> libc5 is very much 16bit pid throughout. It would make sense that our
> default (proc settable) pid max is 30000 still so that it only breaks
> stuff if you increase it

We can have the safe low value in 2.6 i think - it's not that the typical
2.6 kernel is expected to run tens of thousands of tasks.


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