Too many open files
dcampano at gmail.com
Thu May 1 08:10:39 MSD 2008
I answered my own question so I thought I would post it here :) Looks like
there was an issue with APC 3.0.18 that was causing the problems.
Further discussion is here:
On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 11:27 PM, Davy Campano <dcampano at gmail.com> wrote:
> After a little more research, it looks like the php-cgi processes that are
> being proxied to by nginx may be the problem. It looks like the php-cgi
> processes had a lot of files left open.
> I ran `lsof | wc -l` and the result was 139566
> After a restart of the php-cgi processes, the result was only 12045
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 10:46 PM, Davy Campano <dcampano at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Davy Campano <dcampano at ...> writes:
> > >
> > > I'm getting a "Too many open files in system" error after running for
> > about 10
> > minutes. I'm in the process of testing out nginx and it's a pretty busy
> > server
> > doing around 200 requests/sec. My current open file limit is 131072.
> > Does
> > anyone know a safe amount to set this to for a 32-bit linux system with
> > 6GB ram?
> > ulimit -n actually returns 1024, i'm thinking this should be higher
> > cat /proc/sys/fs/file-max returns 131072
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