[stgt] tgtd crash when more than 40 LUNs per target (and a way to reproduce)

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Fri Nov 7 11:57:18 CET 2008

FUJITA Tomonori schrieb:


>>> This patch enables you to create more luns (but eventually, tgtd
>>> crashes) ?
>> Yes, with this patch it crashes after ~110 luns or ~60 targets.
> I see, thanks.
> The first problem is that tgtd can't handle the failure to create
> pthreads. I'll try to fix this soon.
> The second problem is seems that glibc has the limit of the maximum
> number of pthreads per process.
> I guess that we create too many pthreads per lun. Probably, it would
> be better to have some pthreads per target (regardless of the number
> of luns). But it takes some time to fix the second problem.

Any news on this?
I'll be hitting this limit (~60 targets and more) on my 32 bit targets 
by the end of this year and this issue makes me feel uncomfortable :(

Tomasz Chmielewski
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