Huge (100k+) number of processes

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Wed Apr 26 14:21:44 UTC 2006

On 4/26/06, Iantcho Vassilev <ianchov at> wrote:
> Sure,why not?
> It`s FreeBSD for God sake!

Yeah, I know :-)

The problem is that kern.maxproc=200000 line in
/boot/loader.conf only raised the real value to 21576.
Is that authoritative, or should I just try and run 200k
processes? I only have 512Mb of RAM, and I wonder
if it's enough to run 100k+ of, say, /bin/sleep?

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