how many semaphores are there on my system?

Posted on 1997-09-12
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
i do not have root access and i would like to know the maximum number of semaphores that can exist on my hp-ux 10.10 system.

how do i query the number of semaphores that my system is configured for?
Question by:luke_airig
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Is there a SEMMSL defined in sys/sem.h ?

Expert Comment

ID: 2007015
Ask you system administrator to see that for you.
Normally all you have to see is the configuration files
of the system.
These files may vary according to the version of Unix.

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gabsi earned 50 total points
ID: 2007016
You find them in

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ID: 2007017
You find the last activated values in


Some values need to be computed form others

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