Erlang Process Limits !!!

Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) <>
Thu Sep 1 14:12:05 CEST 2005


>From the R10B-7 readme:

   "The +P flag for 'erl', which sets the maximum number of
   processes allowed to exist at the same, no longer accepts
   values higher than 134217727. (You will still probably run
   out of memory before you'll be able to reach that limit.)"


/Uffe

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [mailto:]On Behalf Of Bengt Kleberg
> Sent: den 1 september 2005 13:57
> To: 
> Subject: Re: Erlang Process Limits !!!
> 
> 
> On 2005-09-01 13:45, vipin wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > Is the maximum number of processes on an Erlang node a hard 
> limit, or is
> > there the potential for this to be increased (beyond 32767)?
> 
> from the erl (command used when starting erlang) manual page:
> 
>         +P Number:
> 
> 
> 	   Sets	the maximum number of  concurrent  processes  for
> 	   this	 system.  By  default  this  value  is 32768. The
> 	   Number must be in the range [16, 268435456].
> 
> 
> 
> bengt
> 



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