On Thursday 06 April 2006 11:56 am, Xavier Montagutelli wrote:
> On Thursday 06 April 2006 16:46, Chuck wrote:
> > this one is weird. could i be reaching some kind of max on a gentoo
> > platform?
> > we are running approx 40 vserver guests on a 4 processor dell. our email
> > server is running on the 'host' side.
> > my tip on this came from our email list server. the log stated:
> > 6 10:20:19 error: Still trying to open connection Too many open files
> > and this is in the log many times. not knowing if this is a program or
> > system error causing this i am taking the safe route while i wait for the
> > program support people to let me know...
> > is there a setting somewhere in the vserver system, i assume on the host,
> > that the number of open files can be set? i dont even know what the stock
> > max is..
> Perhaps /proc/sys/fs/file-max ?
maybe max files is not the issue. :
# cat /proc/sys/fs/file-max
i would think 309k open files would be sufficient.
will see what the mailing list software vendor has to say..
> Just modify the value by echoing the new value
> or use sysctl -w fs.file-max= and modify /etc/sysctl.conf
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-- Chuck "...and the hordes of M$*ft users descended upon me in their anger, and asked 'Why do you not get the viruses or the BlueScreensOfDeath or insecure system troubles and slowness or pay through the nose for an OS as *we* do?!!', and I answered...'I use Linux'. " The Book of John, chapter 1, page 1, and end of book _______________________________________________ Vserver mailing list Vserver@list.linux-vserver.org http://list.linux-vserver.org/mailman/listinfo/vserverReceived on Thu Apr 6 17:20:28 2006