kern/11165: IBCS2 don't work correctly with PID_MAX 99999
julian at vicor.com
Tue Aug 31 11:40:18 PDT 2004
The following reply was made to PR kern/11165; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Julian Elischer <julian at vicor.com>
To: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org, aef at shu.smolensk.su
Subject: Re: kern/11165: IBCS2 don't work correctly with PID_MAX 99999
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 11:33:46 -0700
No it's an inherrent problem..
pids inthese systems are a 16 bit word
they can not HOLD a PID > 16 bits..
I suggest adding a sysctl that keeps the new generated pids < 60000
as they were for years.. this is true also fo freebsd 1.x binaries
which had the same problem when run under new FreeBSDs.
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