Re[2]: FDs & linux again.

From: Pawel Pierscionek <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 23:27:00 +0100


HN> First of all poll is not implemented in 2.0.35. It will be (or is) in
HN> Linux 2.2, if your libc has a proper kernel call for it.
It's funny, because my system is more stable with poll emulation than
with select.

>> This is what squid says before I kill it :
>> comm_poll: poll failure: (12) Cannot allocate memory

HN> You are probably running out of memory or the poll emulation in libc
gets upsed by FDs >> 256 (quite likely actually).

Yes, but it happens near FD no. 170 (poll | select).
I have somewhere beetween 60-120MB + 250 MB swap free at the time!

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