gamin opens too many files
dsyphers at u.washington.edu
Wed Mar 29 04:23:03 UTC 2006
I recently was getting messages about maxing out the number of open files on
my system, and discovered that gam_server has gone crazy. Right after
booting, opening KDE, I have nearly 2600 open files on my computer, and 2200
of those are opened by gam_server, according to fstat. And clearly that
number can go up to nearly 8000, as I've got kern.maxfiles at 8136.
I assume this isn't normal? Is there anything I can do to stop this? I'm
running -stable from 20060327, and gamin-0.1.7_2. Thanks,
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