RE: Hardware limits on numbers of threads?

From: Giuliano Pochini (
Date: Wed Sep 18 2002 - 02:29:52 EST

On 18-Sep-2002 Dan Kegel wrote:
> says:
>> Hardware restrictions put hard limits on the number of
>> threads the kernel can support for each process. [...]

> Is this true? Where does the limit come from?

Threads are a software thing. If you can have 2 threads, so
there is no limit, unless you want to make use of some
hardware facility I'm not aware of.


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