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Semaphore limit exceeded on progress software

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Chui Kock You_1
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Semaphore limit exceeded on progress software

Hi Expert,

I am running progress version 8.2 on hpux 10.20. I've have encounter semaphore problem. The error message is:

Semaphore limit exceeded (1131)

Do i simply need to increase some kernal parameters. Here are my current value.

semaem 16384 16384 Max Value for Adjust on Exit │ │
││ semmap 66 66 Max Number of Semaphore Map │ │
││ semmni 64 64 Number of Semaphore Identifi │ │
││ semmns 400 400 Max Number of Semaphores │ │
││ semmnu 400 400 Number of Semaphore Undo Str │ │
││ semume 10 10 Semaphore Undo Entries per P │ │
││ semvmx 65534 65534 Semaphore Maximum Value │
││ shmem 1 1 Enable Sys V Shared Memory │ │
││ shmmax 67108864 67108864 Max Shared Mem Segment

Honored Contributor

Re: Semaphore limit exceeded on progress software

You should increase semmni and semmns maybe by 50%. Check if the application has any recommended settings for these.