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Date:      Mon, 28 Nov 2011 14:07:46 +1100
From:      "Murray Taylor" <>
To:        "Adam Vande More" <>, "Robert Huff" <>
Subject:   RE: too many open files
Message-ID:  <E194A4DE220BBE4FAF3AB7C4E7EDA08601D57044@svmailmel.bytecraft.internal>
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I have have the same issue on a 8.0-RELEASE box and found with=20
fstat the tgam_server was holding 12511 open files ...

A what purpose does this serve (google seems to indicate
that it is to speed up file access....)

B howinhell can I clobber it so it releases the files OR=20
(preferably) doesn't start doing this or anything...?=20

Murray Taylor
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-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Adam Vande
Sent: Monday, 28 November 2011 1:57 PM
To: Robert Huff
Subject: Re: too many open files

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 8:50 PM, Robert Huff <> wrote:

>        After rebooting, I have been keeping track of kern.openfiles.
> Just after boot, it was about 575.  Two hours later, it is over 3100
> and climbing slowly but steadily.  (There are moments when the
> number drops by <5 ... but then goes up again.)
>        How do I figure out what is doing this?  Looking at the process
> list (appended) I see no obvious candidates.

Adam Vande More
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