Question about threads

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Jun 23 22:50:51 CEST 2008

In message <485FF79B.4050808 at>, Erik Torlen writes:
>I still have the same problem :(
>The threads are created up to 238 where they are stopped, even if I set 
>threads_max = 1000 and threads_pools = 2 (or 3).
>I also tested the tips and decreased the stack sixe to 512 and increased 
>overflow_max to 10000% .
>Any idea what could be wrong?

Are you running on a 32bit or 64bit system ?

On a 32bit system you may simply be running out of address-space...

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