[erlang-questions] Increase the handle limit

Martin Dimitrov <>
Fri Oct 21 11:26:39 CEST 2011


Thanks for the info. I will try your approach.

Martin

On 10/21/2011 10:35 AM, Joel Reymont wrote:
> I don't think you can.
>
> I bump against this all the time on the Mac. 
>
> Erlang uses the FD_SETSIZE setting from the system header files when compiled, normally 1024.
>
> Editing this value and re-compiling Erlang causes epmd to stop working. 
>
> My solution is to save the old epmd and recompile after editing the system header files.
>
> On Oct 21, 2011, at 7:25 AM, Martin Dimitrov wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I am developing on a Windows 7 machine, Erlang R14B04. The limit of open
>> handles seems to be 1200. But this is not imposed by the operating
>> system (Windows has a hard coded limit of 16 million handles). So my
>> question is how can I increase the handle limit in Erlang?
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