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SubjectRe: threads-max observe limits
On Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:59:11 +0200 Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org> wrote:

> 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")

I agree, based on what I'm seeing in this thread.

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