Xlib: maximum number of clients reached

Stuart Kreitman Stuart.Kreitman at Sun.COM
Sun Nov 25 19:42:00 PST 2007


1024 clients is a feature of Xsun which has not been ported to Xorg, 
much less pushed upstream.
Since Xsun is not open source, I can't simply throw the code over the 
wall, but I can put the port to Xorg
on the project list for our group.

Stuart Kreitman

Geoff Kingsmill wrote:
> I have a number of eight headed workstations that each need in the 
> order of 500 clients (X-Displays).
> After bringing up 250 odd clients I get the following error:-
> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> Xlib: Maximum number of clients reached.        <--
> In Solaris the number of clients can be increased by passing the 
> "-clients 1024" to the X-Server startup.
> I am running RHEL V5.1 (Xorg V7.1.1). Is there a way to increase the 
> number of clients that can be used with the Xorg X-Server?
> Thanks,
> Geoff..
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