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SubjectRe: VFS: No free inodes - contact Linus
> We started seeing this problem when we started running Netscape's FastTrack
> server on It was configured to cache aggressively and soaked

Isnt a Linux server. Can I take this as an unintentional
revalation about upcoming software ? This is actually a far more interesting
point than anything related to the bug 8)

> 1) Why can't the kernel handle this condition more gracefully? Is it a "minor
> matter of coding" or is there a fundamental reason the kernel must fail
> so abruptly when out of inodes...

The system is set up so that you run out of files before you can run out
of inodes. It is a "cannot happen". Unless of course you up the max files
on your box without upping the inodes.


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