too many open file descriptors messages since bind 9.4.2-P1 (port dns94)

JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 Jinmei_Tatuya at
Tue Jul 15 18:12:55 UTC 2008

At Tue, 15 Jul 2008 14:13:11 +0200,
Thomas Vogt <freebsdlists at> wrote:

> Since i updated my FreeBSD 6.3 dns server with the latest bind version 
> in the ports (dns/bind94) my system is flooding my log with "too many 
> open file descriptors" messages.
> Is there something i can do?

How many sockets is named actually using while it makes this log
message?  Try, e.g,
% sockstat | grep named | wc -l

JINMEI, Tatuya
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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