Re: MAX_PID changes in 2.5.31

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 18:51:18 EST

On Mon, 2002-08-19 at 23:51, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> It probably should change at some point. I would favour changing the
> default to aggressive in 2.5, to smoke out bugs, and perhaps turn it
> back to conservative in 2.6. In 2.7, we probably should turn on
> aggressive for good.

By that point I'd hope anyone running large workloads is running a 64bit
CPU not x86_32 8) At which point the problem is mostly moot

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