Subject: Re: ntpd failing because of "too many open files"?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/02/2006 20:22:56
In article <>,
Peter Seebach <> wrote:
>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?

raising the open file limit?