esd leaking file descriptors

David Benfell benfell at
Thu Jun 10 06:28:36 GMT 2004

On Wed, 09 Jun 2004 09:47:51 -0700, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> FWIW, I have a current system built on June 2, 2004 that leaks FDs like
> crazy when I fire up XMMS. After about 3 minutes, the system runs out of
> resources and can't run anything dynamically linked. Kill xmms and all is
> well again. I have xmms configured to use esd on this system.
I don't know if this is the same problem that was affecting Qmail
users.  If so, a patch merged into the kernel on Monday should solve
the problem.

David Benfell, LCP
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