On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Paul wrote:

> Thank you very much for your reply, Henrik.
> So a ulimit of 1000 ought to limit the total number
> of connections to about 300+. Looks like under my
> current 2.4 Linux kernel, maximum number of filedescriptors
> possible is around 26K, but only 1024 allowed per process:

1024 is the default limit of Linux and many other OS:es.

It can be raised or lowered if you like.

To raise the limit you must also recompile Squid with the limit raised.