too many open files

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Mon Nov 28 02:56:41 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 8:50 PM, Robert Huff <roberthuff at> wrote:

>        After rebooting, I have been keeping track of kern.openfiles.
> Just after boot, it was about 575.  Two hours later, it is over 3100
> and climbing slowly but steadily.  (There are moments when the
> number drops by <5 ... but then goes up again.)
>        How do I figure out what is doing this?  Looking at the process
> list (appended) I see no obvious candidates.

Adam Vande More

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