From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Tue 23 Sep 2003 - 17:41:32 BST
On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 06:12:22PM +0200, Dariush Pietrzak wrote:
> > > [root_at_7261 script]# vi config.inc
> > > bash: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable
> > > Any reason ?
> > probably you have used up all available
> > processes ... and now you can't start another
> Hmm.. yeah, the question is - why/how come?
> I used to get this often when I run vservers with ulimits set, it seems
> that there is something wrong with counting number of processes, it looks
> like this:
> I've got limit of 20 processes, I've got 5 and when I try to fork 6th
> I get fork: Resource tempor...
> I raise the limit to 120... still not good
> I raise the limit to 220, it works ok now.
> But then I do ps aux|wc -l.. and it's roughly equall to the limit the
> system tries to enforce.
> Soo, it seems like it's counting all the processes inside vserver, or
> something like that.
okay, enough speculation, I will have a look at it,
please send me the version/patches you are using ...
we still need some regression tools, anybody interested
in coding something?, with my help maybe?
> Mayoi komuno wa Usuyami no sekai, Dariush Pietrzak
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