maximum number of threads
laurent.pointal at limsi.fr
Wed Jan 10 14:49:33 CET 2007
Paul Sijben a écrit :
> Gabriel Genellina wrote:
>> Simply you can't, as you can't have 10000 open files at once. Computer
>> resources are not infinite.
> sure but *how* fast they run out is the issue here
>> Do you really need so many threads?
> I might be able to do with a few less but I still need many.
> I have done a quick test.
> on WinXP I can create 1030 threads
> on Fedora Core 6 I can only create 301 (both python2.4 and 2.5)
> now the 301 is rather low I'd say.
This is a system configurable limit (up to a maximum).
See ulimit man pages.
to see what are the current limits, and try with
ulimit -u 2000
to modify the maximum number of user process (AFAIK each thread use a
process entry on Linux)
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