Open file limit

Ross Smith
Sun Mar 19 15:30:00 GMT 2000

From: "Chris Faylor" <>
> When I run it, I see numbers up to 99.  That means that there is no
> 20 open file limit, AFAICT.  Maybe this is just in recent snapshots.

It's an NT vs 95/98 issue. The limit is 20 on Win95/98; there's no limit
on NT/2K (or if there is, it's very high, well over 1000). I don't know
if there's any way to change the limit on 95/98 (I have a vague
recollection of there being something you can put in AUTOEXEC.BAT to
change the limit, but I can't remember the details).

Ross Smith <> The Internet Group, Auckland, New Zealand
   "So that's 2 T-1s and a newsfeed ... would you like clues with that?"
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