[ic] StartServers and MaxServers

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Sat Dec 17 04:48:03 UTC 2011

On 12/16/2011 11:37 PM, Peter wrote:
> On 17/12/11 09:03, Jon Jensen wrote:
>> On Sat, 17 Dec 2011, Peter wrote:
>>>> If you want more than 150 child processes, I'd say just raise the
>>>> artificial limit on StartServers in the core. It made sense when it
>>>> was written, but 10+ years later there's hardware that can handle that.
>>> That makes sense, what seems more reasonable given today's hardware
>>> capabilities?  500, maybe 1000?  Those seem rediculous and would
>>> probably run most servers out of RAM, but someone who has a really
>>> powerful server and needs to handle massive amounts of traffic would
>>> need values that high, imo.
>> I think it would be fine to remove the restriction entirely. It's only
>> going to be a problem if someone enters too large a number in their
>> config, and there are hundreds of other ways to shoot yourself in the
>> foot in a config too.
> I agree, does anyone object to removing this restriction?

This change would be fine for me. Same for the hardcoded limit for
SOAP max servers.


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