too many open files. How to increase the limit

Rainer Traut at
Thu Nov 2 10:41:04 UTC 2006


Ambrogio schrieb:
> Il giorno gio, 02/11/2006 alle 00.16 +0200, Gilboa Davara ha scritto:
>> Are you using FC5?
>> I'd venture to guess that you are hitting a bug in Evolution that causes
>> it to leak file handles. (Known issue)
>> AFAIK it has been fixed in FC6.
> Yes I know...
> The bug is fixed in Evolution and not in fedora, but no hope to have
> evolution > 2.6.3 on fedora core 5.
> By the way... there is a place in which tell to the system that the
> maximum number of open file is different from 1024?

The right place is /etc/security/limits.conf
The file is pretty self-explanatory.


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