Re: Filedescriptors - FAQ could be wrong.

From: Tom Minchin <>
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 1997 09:32:30 +1000 (EST)

> Hi..
> I just applied Michael O'Riellys patch for 3000FD's without hassle,
> re-compiled and rebooted with that new image. However, squid still only
> detects 256FD's available.
> I increased FDs before with "step by step" guide in the FAQ for squid
> without any hassles (and it worked), but this has disappeared and a link
> just for a patch has replaced it. Does anyone still have those "step by
> step" editing guidlines?
It seems to work for us:
97/06/28 15:19:10| Starting Squid Cache version 1.NOVM.11 for i586-pc-linux-gnu.
97/06/28 15:19:10| With 3000 file descriptors available

Last time I looked the 'step by step' guide for Linux on NLANR didn't work
(as though several parts of the document were missing!). I have a complete
copy at
Received on Mon Jun 30 1997 - 16:35:43 MDT

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