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Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Thu Sep 9 10:09:11 PDT 2004

On Sep 9, 2004, at 1:03 PM, Bill Moran wrote:

> Paul Schmehl <pauls at> wrote:
>> I suspect this is some sort of filehandle not being released issue, 
>> but I'm
>> not sure how to track it down.  I've got lsof installed, but I'm not 
>> an
>> expert on it yet.
>> Any hints would be welcomed.  What's the best way to troubleshoot this
>> problem?
> First, if you could isolate it to just snort or just MySQL.

Use "lsof" and grep to figure out what file handles are still open by 
mysqld and/or snort.  Might narrow it down for you.


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