Subject: Re: smbd dies under heavy transfers
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/15/2007 12:09:57
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 10:58:12AM -0500, Przemys??aw Pawe??czyk wrote:
> Try this in file /etc/sysctl.conf:

[... sets open files hard limit to 10,000 ...]

As Martin already noted, this won't solve the problem Giles reported
with smbd -- trying to open more files than allowed by the hard limit
is what smbd usually does, and doesn't cause incorrect operation.

Perhaps a ktrace or a core dump from smbd would be helpful.