OVDB Too many open files

Heath Kehoe heath.kehoe at intermec.com
Thu Apr 13 06:15:01 UTC 2000


>Hi, all.
>
>I use OVDB with CNFS and small tradspool under inn-CURRENT-20000409.
>I got next report.
>
>news <news at kohada.kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
>
>> Syslog critical messages:
>> Apr 12 01:13:00 kohada expireover[10617]: OVDB: db_open failed: Too many open files
>>
>> Unknown entries from news log file:
>> First 12 / 12 lines (100.0%)
>> Apr 12 01:13:00 kohada expireover[10617]: OVDB: groupstats: Too many open files
>> Apr 12 01:13:00 kohada expireover[10617]: OVDB: db_open failed: Too many open files
>
>The overviews of many groups in my tradspool was broken.
>I confirm the filedescriptor is 4096(unlimit).
>

What OS is this on?  Even though you have your per-process limit set high, you
might be running out because you reached the maximum number of open files for
all processes.  You may need to increase your kernel's file table size.

--heath




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