[Opera-Linux] file handle issue in Solaris version of Opera 9.10

Tommy A. Olsen tommyo at opera.com
Wed Feb 14 19:01:56 UTC 2007


On Sun, 11 Feb 2007 15:49:25 +0100, Stefan Urbat  
<stefan.urbat at apastron.lb.shuttle.de> wrote:

>> Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2007 18:51:40 +0100
>> From: "Tommy A. Olsen" <tommyo at opera.com>
>>
>> On Fri, 09 Feb 2007 09:48:11 +0100, Eirik Byrkjeflot Anonsen
>> <eirik at opera.com> wrote:
>>
>>> You've actually set the max open file handles to 256?  I seem to
>>> remember that the default setting on solaris was 32.
>>
>> The default on Solaris 7 is 64. Solaris 8 and 9 use 256 with a default
>> hard limit of 1024 (65536 on solaris 9).
>>
> This applies only to the total file handle limit per user/system, not to  
> a single process: even on Solaris 10 under all normal circumstances  
> every 32 bit process (not thread!) is limited to at most 256 file  
> handles open at the same time.

Thanks for pointing this out. I wasn't aware of the file handle limit in  
the solaris stdio.
<http://blogs.sun.com/elving/entry/too_many_open_files> gives a nice  
explanation around this.

-- 
Tommy
Desktop QA
Opera Software


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