[Mailman-Users] sending out list and getting error message of Too many open files in system

Marc MERLIN marc_news at valinux.com
Fri Sep 21 23:48:16 CEST 2001

On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 09:13:20AM -0700, Rick Backer wrote:
> Too many open files in system
> I get this  error after sending out  a email to are list. The  size of the
> list is 149271. Does someone know what is happening to create this error

Of course, if you told us what OS you were using, that'd give us more of a
chance to help.
On linux, try this:
# Set number of open filehandles to 64K instead of 4K
echo 65536 > /proc/sys/fs/file-max

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