File Table Full

Antony Stone Antony at SOFT-SOLUTIONS.CO.UK
Sun Jan 11 17:38:13 GMT 2004

On Sunday 11 January 2004 5:32 pm, Chris Harris wrote:

> I'm getting some errors and hoping someone can tell me what has cause it
> and how I can fix it.
> in my messages log:
> sendmail[54147]: i0B9PGr5054147: SYSERR(root): fill_fd: disconnect: fd 0
> not open: Bad file descriptor
> > file: table is full
> sendmail[54227]: i0B9Per5054227: SYSERR(root): fill_fd: disconnect: cannot
> open /dev/null: Too many open files in system
> the message file: table is full is repeated over and over.

What O/S are you running?   What type of file system is mounted?   What size
partition/s are you using?


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