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November 9, 2011

PID(process ID)

Hi, i'am a newbie in linux,
i want to ask something about process id,
linux is multiprogramming system, so independent user process may be running at the same time and with different user,
it's said that the value of PID(process id) is from 1 to 32768, i want to ask how if there is more than 32768 process in a computer, what the new value PID of new process, how linux kernel implement this??

thanks very much....

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