Bug 198931 - Exceeding number of connections to X server
Exceeding number of connections to X server
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
4.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
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Reported: 2006-07-14 15:48 EDT by Seth Haines
Modified: 2008-04-11 11:47 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 4.7
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Last Closed: 2008-04-11 11:47:57 EDT
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Description Seth Haines 2006-07-14 15:48:35 EDT
Description of problem:
Our custom software suite is exceeding the maximum number of connections allowed
to the RHEL 4 XOrg X11 server.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL4U3 WS

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Open 250+ applications accessing a single X11 server
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Actual results:
Xlib:  connection to "my_server:0.0" refused by server
Xlib:  Maximum number of clients reached


Expected results:
We have a complex silmulation from 100s of processes accessing a single 6 headed
computer display and we would need to open up at least 500 connections to the X
server to meet our requirement.  We would like the maximum number of connections
allowed to be configurable on the X-Server.

Additional info:
Hardware config for X-Server machine is HP XW8200 3.8GHz Xeon with 1GB RAM
Comment 3 Adam Jackson 2008-04-11 11:47:57 EDT
This was fixed in RHEL 4.6, in xorg-x11 6.8.2-1.EL.25 and later.

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