[CentOS] Linux Kernel Physical Interface Limit

Wed Jul 14 14:48:38 UTC 2010
William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>

  On 7/14/2010 1:16 AM, Emmanuel Noobadmin wrote:
> On 7/14/10, William Warren<hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>  wrote:
>> ok let me specify.  Is there any real limit?  I've seen some folks(and
>> been told by a few) that you can't more than 10 physical interfaces in a
>> linux system.
> Googling up a really old 2005 newsgroup thread says some people had 24
> physical NIC (6x 4quad) in a system before and one person vaguely
> remembers a hard 256 limit which would make sense if physical
> interface count is a byte value.
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can you give me a link to that thread?  My googling skills are 
apparently not up to snuff to find that..:)