Subject: Re: implementation: NetBSD on AS1200s
To: Stephen M Jones <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.
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