Processes and Threads in Linux

Linux /var/log/messages show the following info and the host hung: automount[4483]: expire_proc: expire thread create for /misc failed https://access.redhat.com/solutions/147923 Why does a server crash with automount failing to create threads ? The issue is related to the maximum number of processes respectively the kernel parameter kernel.pid_max The following is the explanation of pid_max: /proc/sys/kernel/pid_max (since… Continue reading Processes and Threads in Linux