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Date:      Wed, 16 May 2007 08:23:25 -0400
From:      Bill Moran <wmoran@potentialtech.com>
To:        "Daniel Eriksson" <daniel_k_eriksson@telia.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Upper limit on mount points?
Message-ID:  <20070516082325.5369c376.wmoran@potentialtech.com>
In-Reply-To: <4F9C9299A10AE74E89EA580D14AA10A61A173C@royal64.emp.zapto.org>
References:  <20070507094041.92f2d110.wmoran@potentialtech.com> <4F9C9299A10AE74E89EA580D14AA10A61A173C@royal64.emp.zapto.org>

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In response to "Daniel Eriksson" <daniel_k_eriksson@telia.com>:

> Bill Moran wrote:
> 
> > We have some systems with a lot of jails.  We're using ezjail, which
> results
> > in a lot of nullfs mounts.  In combination with some other nullfs
> tricks I'm
> > using on this system, I'm a bit concerned that we're going to hit some
> sort
> > of limit on the number of mountpoint.
> >
> > Google hasn't been much help, and I thought I'd ask here before I dug
> in to
> > the sourcecode.  I'm wondering if there's an upper limit (either hard
> or
> > practical) on the number of mountpoints on a system?
> 
> I have a box running 6-STABLE that has 700+ nullfs mounts, and it runs
> just fine.

Thanks, Daniel.  We've only got ~60, so I guess I've got a ways before I
need to worry.

-- 
Bill Moran
http://www.potentialtech.com



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