[icecast] Icecast load tests - Too many open files

Christophe SPAM kristof at kezako.net
Sat Mar 15 00:29:14 PST 2003

Hi Michael,

thanks, this has solved my problem. The server is now outputting 80MBps.

Michael Smith wrote:

>Look at the output of "ulimit -n" - that's the maximum number of per-process 
>file descriptors, it's 1024 by default on most linux systems. I don't recall 
>how to change that (except as root), I'm sure you can find some 
>I've tested icecast up to about 3000 clients on an old p2 machine of mine, and 
>it could probably go further without much trouble.

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