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Date:	Sun, 24 Jun 2007 11:02:36 -0700
From:	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: Scaling Max IP address limitation

On Sun, 24 Jun 2007 12:20:01 -0500 David Jones <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to add multiple IP addresses ( v6 ) to my FC7 box on eth0. 
> But I am hitting a max limit of 4000 IP address . Seems like there is a 
> limiting variable in linux kernel (which one? ) that prevents from 
> adding more IP addresses than 4096. What do I need to change in Linux 
> kernel  ( and then recompile ) to be able to add more IP addresses than 
> 4K addresses per system? ..

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