URGENT REPOST: Maximum number of files i

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Sep 21 11:14:02 GMT 2001

On Fri, Sep 21, 2001 at 01:48:36PM +0000, rob.leadbeater at lynx.co.uk wrote:
> Hi,
> Is anyone out there using samba to share out over 6.4 million files ?
> We've just had our production system grind to a halt again when we hit this, apparently samba, limitation.
> The only noticeable thing that I get from the log files is the following messages:
> [2001/09/20 00:32:03, 3] lib/util.c:(1627)
>   set_maxfiles: setrlimit for RLIMIT_NOFILE for 10010 max files failed with error Invalid argument
> [2001/09/20 00:32:03, 1] smbd/files.c:(151)
>   file_init: Information only: requested 10000 open files, 4086 are available.
> However as I understand it, the max files option is the number of open files per process, rather than the number of actual files...
> Could anyone give me some pointers ??

What version of Samba, what platform ?


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