too many open files

Benjamin Scott bscott at
Tue Jul 20 13:51:29 GMT 1999

On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Alexander Javoronkov wrote:
> Please answer if anybody has solved this problem:
> [1999/07/19 20:59:41, 1] smbd/files.c:file_init(216)
>   file_init: Information only: requested 10000 open files, 246 are available.

  It means what is says.  Something requested an ten thousand open file
handles, and only 246 are available.

  What on Earth are you running that thinks it needs to open 10,000 files?

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