[CentOS] pid_max

Thu Mar 1 10:35:54 UTC 2018
Peter Kjellström <cap at nsc.liu.se>

On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:15:59 -0500
Jerry Geis <jerry.geis at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have two systems both running CentOS 7.4
> one shows pid_max as 32768
> the other shows pid_max as 49152
> Why might that be ? I would have thought they would be the same. I
> have not changed them.

I think that max is calculated as a function of number of CPUs. Maybe
those two installations differ in that regard?