Re: Maximum number of processes in Linux

From: Stephen Hemminger
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 14:10:11 EST

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 22:59:37 +0500
"Irfan Habib" <irfan.habib@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> What is the maximum number of process which can run simultaneously in
> linux? I need to create an application which requires 40,000 threads.
> I was testing with far fewer numbers than that, I was getting
> exceptions in pthread_create

What kernel version, and glibc version?
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