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SubjectRe: Failing to allocated file handles?
On Maw, 2003-05-06 at 09:40, Jamie Harris wrote:
> It appears that the system is not allocating new file handles fast
> enough to keep up with the rate they are being consumed. Is this
> possible? I'm unable to replicated this on a single processor machine
> so am assuming that it's related to different threads on different CPUs
> not 'keeping up with one another'.

Seems wildly improbable. And if you've reached the max file limit you
set why do you expect the kernel to exceed it. Given the max files is
set based on the system memory I'd put my bet on it being a low memory
box that hits the problem. If so just write a bigger value to the

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