[ic] StartServers and MaxServers
jon at endpoint.com
Fri Dec 16 20:03:36 UTC 2011
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.
End Point Corporation
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