paulbeard at mac.com
Sun Dec 28 14:51:42 PST 2003
Some updates to this. The machine was unresponsive this AM so I had to
reboot it. I'm used to 90-100 day uptimes (as the power company
permits) so this is quite unusual.
On Dec 27, 2003, at 11:03 PM, paul beard wrote:
> [/usr/home/paul]:: sysctl kern.openfiles kern.maxfiles
> kern.openfiles: 257
> kern.maxfiles: 4040
I raised the kern.maxfiles to 16383 and am monitoring it with mrtg
(http://www.paulbeard.org/mrtg/red/red-openfiles.html). Already it's at
almost 3000 (from less than 300 when I first noted it), so I assume
I'll hit 4040 before too long.
> and on further examination I am finding some swap shortages (this
> machine has 512 Mb of real memory but only the same amount of swap).
I actually only have 256 Mb of RAM with a half gig swap partition. I
added another 512 Mb swap file and I am monitoring swap vs real mem
usage as well (http://www.paulbeard.org/mrtg/red/red-mem.html).
if this is all I need to do, I guess that's OK, but I'm still not sure
why it became an issue all of a sudden.
Is there some way to find out what's tying up the file descriptors?
paulbeard [at] mac.com
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