Hi Gordon, On Sun, Feb 02, 2003 at 06:16:26PM -0500, aSe typed: > Recently, one of the machines I help to admin ran into problems and had to be >rebooted. > The machine uptime was about 40days and one of the techs told me it became >unresponsive and any command he typed into term it responded "Too many files open". >Checking the logs now i see the below at the very same time. It is 4.7-Release, I >will be more then happy to post more information if requested. Right now I'm just >trying to figure out what happen and how to fix. I know for a fact the 13gb drive had >over 7gb free, so is there a setting where I can adjust the number of open files?
This is not a matter of diskspace. The kernel holds a fixed length table in memory with all open files. If this table gets full it usually means one of two things: 1) You have a runaway application, opening way too many files. Identify the application and fix or disable it. 2) You're running a kernel with a too low value for maxusers (which, among other things, determines the maximum amount of open files). The default in 4.7-RELEASE is 0, which means: optimize according to amount of memory installed. The default is usually O.K. If not, one option is to simply install more memory. cheers, Ruben > > > Jan 22 21:22:18 Fail /kernel: le: table is full > Jan 22 21:22:18 Fail /kernel: file: table is full > Jan 22 21:22:18 Fail last message repeated 1450 times > Jan 22 21:22:18 Fail /kernel: le: table is full > Jan 22 21:22:18 Fail /kernel: file: table is full > > Thank you, > Gordon Keesler [[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > > > > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] > with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message > To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message