FreeBSD 6.1 max sockets
cswiger at mac.com
Thu Oct 19 17:14:28 UTC 2006
On Oct 19, 2006, at 8:24 AM, ke han wrote:
> So my desire is two things:
> 1 - good event handling for knowing which sockets have new data. I
> assume kqueue is the way to go here?
kqueue would be a fine choice, otherwise the typical mechanism
involves using select().
> 2 - I need to know what my limits are on max number of sockets. If
> my system is a 64-bit install on a server with 8GB RAM, I need to
> know how many sockets I can handle. Also, what options do I have
> to tune this? socket buffer size? Any kernel parameters needed to
See the sysctl kern.ipc.maxsockets. You can change this and related
settings by adjusting loader.conf (see /boot/defaults/loader.conf and
"man tuning" about "LOADER TUNABLES")...
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