Re: "Too many open files in system"

Subject: Re: "Too many open files in system"
From: Chuq Von Rospach (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 13:07:38 MDT

At 11:41 AM -0400 9/1/00, Paul Schinder wrote:
>The three values in file-nr denote the number of allocated file handles, the
>number of used file handles,

I misse dthis the first time -- but it clearly shows I hit the system
limit, not the per process limit: 115# cat file-nr
4096 1648 8192

so upping the limit (and tweaking the mail system) seems to be the
answer. thanks!

Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (
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