Re: FDs & linux again.

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 11:15:08 -0700

Pawel Pierscionek writes:

>I have the FD problem and I'm fighting with it a long time.
>I've patched the linux 2.0.35 kernel just as it was suggested some
>time ago on the list.
>No matter if I use select or pool I have problems like unable to fork
>This is what squid says before I kill it :
>comm_poll: poll failure: (12) Cannot allocate memory
>All this happening long before 256FDs magic number is hit.
>Is there any solution ?

you don't have "the FD problem" you have a lack of memory and/or
swap space. The message should go away if you increase the
size of your swap space. See this FAQ entry:

Duane W.
Received on Mon Jan 11 1999 - 11:09:33 MST

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