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
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.