Subject: Re: stuck with filled vnode table
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/02/1999 07:38:17
On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Christos Zoulas wrote:

: >/usr/bin/nm: atexit.o: Too many open files in system

: >any clue on whats wrong?
: Yeah, binutils or ar/nm is not good about closing open files. I've noticed that
: too. Someone needs to look at this.

Uh, files get closed when a process exits.  I'd like to know how the
*system* file table gets filled by a userland process, even one that opens a
lot of files.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.