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Re: File handle limits and gnome-appearance-properties

On Thu, 27 Nov 2008, Jeff Wheeler wrote:
I'm running NetBSD 4.0.1 with a generic kernel and pkgsrc-current, from where I got GNOME 2.24.

Any ideas on what might be causing these file limit problems?

The default maximum number of file descriptors in NetBSD 4 is very low (64 on i386 if my memory serves correctly). You can adjust this in /etc/login.conf, with an entry such as:


After changing this file, don't forget to run (as root):

  # cap_mkdb /etc/login.conf

Hope this helps,

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