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SubjectRe: threads-max observe limits
On Wed 18-09-19 09:15:41, Michal Hocko wrote:
> On Tue 17-09-19 12:26:18, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
[...]
> > b) Not being able to bump threads_max to the physical limit of
> > the machine is very clearly a regression.
>
> ... exactly this part. The changelog of the respective patch doesn't
> really exaplain why it is needed except of "it sounds like a good idea
> to be consistent".

Any take on this Heinrich? If there really is not strong reasoning about
the restricting user input then I will suggest reverting 16db3d3f1170
("kernel/sysctl.c: threads-max observe limits")

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Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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