Ubuntu 11.04 Kernel Configurations

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Fri Mar 25 23:49:40 UTC 2011

On 03/24/2011 11:09 AM, Leann Ogasawara wrote:
> Hi All,
> With the Ubuntu 11.04 Beta-1 release approaching, the Ubuntu Kernel Team
> felt this would also be an appropriate time to advertise what we intend
> to be the final kernel configurations for all the main distro and ports
> kernel flavors.  The purpose is to expose the main configuration changes
> and provide pointers to the full configurations for those who are
> interested.  To aid in the comparison of kernel config changes from
> Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) to Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) we have generated a
> delta report [1].  We have also posted the full Ubuntu 10.10 and Ubuntu
> 11.04 configurations for each flavor [2].
> Thanks,
> The Ubuntu Kernel Team
> [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Configs/MaverickToNatty
> [2] http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/configs

Perhaps this is an appropriate time to ask, since I've been trying to
ask for months now in mailing list/IRC but never apparently to the right

Can the kernel team please raise the hard limit for file descriptors
(but keep the soft limit)?


I'm having real applications break from this, and the change shouldn't
affect any app that doesn't request it manually.

Scott Ritchie

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