Subject: Re: implementation: NetBSD on AS1200s
To: Stephen M Jones <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/06/2002 20:19:40
On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Stephen M Jones wrote:

> > On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Stephen M Jones wrote:
> > > Concerning the breaking to SRM, I would rather here from folks with
> > > experience and not folks speculating.  Thanks :)
> >
> > 	What is running on the machine that reports process table full?
> Unfortunately I've never been able to find out.  Though I'm positive that
> its a cronjob getting upset that it can't access a file on an NFS'ed
> system.  Most likely that process is getting hung and with cron running
> jobs for a while before I wake up could leave a bunch of processes running
> (though that would have to be at least 8192 processes running!).
> Simply put, that is probably my fault for not having a check in place to
> be sure that nfs is okay before running the job.

	Might be worth dropping into DDB and checking ps next time it
	happens just to confirm.

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --