Maximum Number of Clients

Stuart Kreitman Stuart.Kreitman at Sun.COM
Sun Nov 12 14:30:42 PST 2006


You'll have to dig into the waitfor loop and associated data structures, 
not a simple matter of setting a macro.
We wrote 1024 client support in the Solaris X server.  It took a few 
weeks, give or take our paperwork process.


Get out the VOTE!

Steve Condas wrote:
> I have a use case in which I need about 400 clients to access a single 
> X server.  I modified the Xserver/include/misc.h to increase the 
> MAXCLIENTS from 256 to 512, but it still isn't working.  I suspect 
> that the next issue is in X11/Xpoll.h due to the bit handling within 
> that file that seems limited to 8 bits.  Can anyone confirm whether I 
> am on the right track, and whether modifiying this file to handle 9 
> bits of file descriptors will be sufficient to solve my problem?
> Thanks!
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