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    SubjectVFS: file-max limit 50044 reached
    This program:

    #include <unistd.h>
    #include <fcntl.h>
    #include <stdio.h>
    #include <stdlib.h>
    #include <errno.h>
    #include <string.h>

    int main (void)
    int f, j;

    j = 0;
    while (1) {
    f = open ("/dev/null", O_RDONLY);
    if (f == -1) {
    fprintf (stderr,"open (%i): %s\n", j, strerror (errno));
    abort ();
    close (f);
    j ++;
    return 0;

    fails on 2.6.14-rc4 kernel with this message:

    $ ./a.out
    VFS: file-max limit 50044 reached
    open (55499): Too many open files in system

    This problem was reproduced on i386 and amd64 with
    kernels 2.6.14-rc1 .. 2.6.14-rc4-git4
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