Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 16:33:00 GMT
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Subject: Re: What is the maximum number of processes?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> I'm not ROOT. But I would like to know the maximum number of processes
> on a UNIX box? What will be the impact if the number is processes
> is(reaches) the maximum number? Could this number be changed by ROOT?
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In a C program, you should be able to use sysconf(CHILD_MAX) to get max
processes per user. I don't see one for max processes for the system,
but I seem to remember it was available on another OS that I was using,
so you might want to man sysconf to see what's there.
# unrm /
ksh: unrm: not found
# man cpio
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