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Re: 100 network limit

To: Anton Blanchard <anton@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 100 network limit
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 21:08:55 +0200
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In-reply-to: <20030828180019.GH12541@krispykreme>
References: <20030828180019.GH12541@krispykreme>
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On Fri, 29 Aug 2003 04:00:19 +1000
Anton Blanchard <anton@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


> Anyway as a short term fix Jamal suggested making a sysctl for this
> maximum. If fixing this all properly is out of the question for 2.6,
> would the sysctl approach be satisfactory? The other option is to just
> bump the limit and recognise that the user is on his own if performance
> sucks.

You could just add a bitmap with a reasonable upper limit (1024?) and use 
find_first_zero_bit()  I doubt doing that would be very intrusive.

-Andi

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