Brain Dump #1

Shawn Pearce <>
Thu Feb 6 22:13:06 CET 2003

I thought that limit was more related to the maximum number
of connections that can be created a fully meshed network
due to the limitations of the pid structure.  I had not
realized it was also a limitation of 255 remote nodes period
within the lifespan of a single node.

Ulf Wiger <> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Shawn Pearce wrote:
> >One problem is definately the limit on the number of nodes.
> >200 nodes doesn't go very far on the public internet.
> >From the ERTS release notes in OTP R9B:
> "The previous hard system limit of 255 known remote nodes
> has been removed. With the exception of node name atoms, all
> data regarding remote nodes are now garbage collected."


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