FreeBSD 5.3, Openfiles Limit in login.conf not respected

Matt Rechkemmer tiberius at
Tue Feb 1 18:42:38 PST 2005

On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 05:01:53PM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> > What configuration file should I execute this on? login.conf?
> Yes.  Go back to /etc/login.conf and read the first few lines.

Lowell, I can't thank you enough :-).  I should have RTFP in the first place.
Now another question related to the open files proposition.  Will FreeBSD
every provide "unlimited" file descriptors as per the default class, or will it
simply set the maximum that it's capable of?

Thanks again!

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