Subject: ntpd failing because of "too many open files"?
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/02/2006 11:54:48
I occasionally see this:

ntpd [634]: socket(AF_INET6, SOCK_DGRAM, 0) failed on address fe 80::1: too many open files.

1.  Anyone else?
2.  Can ntpd be simply configured not to do IPv6?
3.  Is there another obvious workaround or fix?