Its true .. thanks to Matthew French for actually being helpfull. And as
Brian Foster very correctly pointed out
however, from reading between the lines, I suspect the person
who first raised this topic has no choice in the matter; the
HW is a given, the application is zillion-threaded, and is
not in that person's power to modify / request-to-be-modified
(at least within an acceptable time-frame). my apologies if
my guessing is wrong here .....
Fact is all I wanted to know was had anyone had a site or applicaion
that was taking that kinda abuse and was it possible to scale up
past 1024 threads , was there anything that I should be aware
of/any hidden hard coded limits etc .....
From: Chris Higgins [mailto:chris.higgins at horizon.ie]
Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2002 9:17 PM
To: Matthew French; chris.higgins at horizon.ie
Cc: Hunt, Bryan; ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] anyone have any experience of java thread problems
on linux ?
>> Ah. I suspect your reasoning may be wrong here.
In all fairness Matthew, you really need to reconsider your approach
here.. He asked a simple question and laid out the crumbs for a
language war / design war / OS war.. It had all the makings
of an epic battle to tide us through to the end of May..
Then you step in with a considered, on topic, generally helpful post.
Something which shows that you put thought and effort into writing
something before clicking send.
This type of post has become a rarity on ILUG, and I have to say
that makes it some-what off-topic.. It's no longer acceptable to
be on-topic on ILUG - and I was also considering the benefits gained
by having it flow into my inbox...
Your post redeems things a little, and maybe I'll stick around a
So - all that being said, I need something on-topic to finish off
Anyone read the HP product roadmap plans - Linux gets a mention,
in at least as prominent a position as the other OS's in the roadmap.
Which is really good news, as even if it's just spin - it means
that Linux is in their minds - which is more important than
anything else when it comes to helping dispell the myths that Microsoft
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