Subject: Re: System running out of vnodes
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/25/2005 15:07:32
In article <d212ep$bl5$>, (Matthias Scheler) writes:
> this morning a daemon on my system died with this error message:
> Mar 25 09:20:26 colwyn milter-greylist: mkstemp("/var/milter-greylist/greylist.db-000481il") failed: Too many open files in system
> I thought the system had run out of file descriptors until I found a lot
> of these in the kernel messages:
> vnode: table is full - increase kern.maxvnodes or NVNODE
> What could cause this?

It look like it was a combination of:
1.) KDE build in a change root environment which uses several null mounts.
2.) A script running "find" on a directory contain four checked out
    NetBSD source trees.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler