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Re: kern/36712 (tar extraction cause cannot create pipe, too many open files)
The following reply was made to PR kern/36712; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: George Georgalis <george%metrumrg.com@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/36712 (tar extraction cause cannot create pipe, too many
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 13:43:43 -0400
On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 06:47:48AM +0000, dholland%NetBSD.org@localhost wrote:
>Synopsis: tar extraction cause cannot create pipe, too many open files
>Responsible-Changed-When: Sun, 06 Apr 2008 06:47:48 +0000
>Category was changed to kern a while back.
the problem doesn't show itself on regular use, I'm using 2Gb
Fibre twice a day to receive hardlink "pseudo backups" and have
139 days uptime. However if I max the fibre with IO it will crash
in a couple hours.
I'm guessing this is the same event that caused an 8 core machine
to lock shortly after it did a site bootstrap compiling 3 or 4
hours from pkgsrc, over nfs (netbsd-3). That system has otherwise
been stable with sata & Gb ethernet (almost 200 days production
George Georgalis, Information System Scientist, Metrum Research Group
2 Tunxis Road, Suite 112, Tariffville, CT 06081; direct: 860.670.4346
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