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Re^2: file handle limitation of 255

by radnus (Novice)
on Jul 15, 2010 at 16:28 UTC ( #849805=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: file handle limitation of 255
in thread file handle limitation of 255

This problem of 255 limit is independent of ulimit. I set this on /etc/system :- set rlim_fd_max=65536 set rlim_fd_cur=65536 So that I get host# ulimit -n 65536 But still I have 255 limitation.

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Re^3: file handle limitation of 255
by Anonymous Monk on Jan 21, 2011 at 00:48 UTC
    A workaround on Solaris 10 (update 4?) and later is to run the application with this environment variable setting:
    For details, see

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