File Table Full

Alex Theodore alex at FUZZYCHEESE.COM
Sun Jan 11 22:15:28 GMT 2004

You will need to recompile your FreeBSD Kernel with a higher value for the MAXUSER parameter.  Try doubling or tripling it.  You can also dynamically reconfigure this kernel  parameter via sysctl(8) command.



On Sun, 11 Jan 2004 11:32:34 -0600
Chris Harris <cwharris at MORGAN.NET> 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.
> Any ideas?
> Chris

Alex Theodore
alex at
Boca Raton, FL  USA

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