Expire - too many files

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Sep 4 09:41:00 UTC 2000

Przemyslaw Maciuszko <sal at tpi.pl> writes:
> On Mon, 4 Sep 2000, Katsuhiro Kondou wrote:

>> Check your limit of fd number per process.  It says it's too small to
>> run expire.

> It's known problem with Solaris.
> I had to put:
> set rlim_fd_cur=256
> set rlim_fd_max=20000
> in my /etc/system :(

Note that the latter value won't help INN any; INN 2.3 will bomb horribly
if it tries to open more than 1024 file descriptors because select breaks.
(The current branch will just refuse to increase the file descriptor limit
above FD_SETSIZE.)

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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