Too many users for samba?
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Wed Dec 3 19:24:24 GMT 1997
On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Eloy A. Paris wrote:
> Uhhmmm... very interesting. I think you are pushing to the limits your
> current kernel. Those messages (No more processes, File table
> overflow, etc.) must mean that the kernel is out of resources and all
> its predefined tables have been filled. I don't know exactly how to
> re-compile the kernel to have bigger defaults but I am pretty sure
> some include files in /usr/src/linux must be modified.
> I am very interested in knowing how to tune Linux to make it able to
> knows what to do here? Any comments?
i know of someone who had to increase the number of open file handles
from 3,000 to 10,000. they did so by changing a constant in the kernel
the system behaved unpredictably when it had reached the 3,000 file
handles limit, presumably by overwriting memory...
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