I came to my work cluster only to find node4 dead. On the console,
"VFS: file-max limit 4096 reached"
Trying to login gave an error message about loading the shared libraries
required (since it couldn't get a file descriptor to load it, I guess)
The exact situation is an NFS share, hosted on a computer called 'node4';
files are accessed a couple of thousand times daily, read/write from a single
other machine thru user-space NFS daemon from Progeny 1.0, which then relays
X and/or VNC to a given Windows workstation. That's about the only access
pattern to the files.
It's possible that the said files will open from the node itself (Without
going thru NFS, but thru a strategically placed symlink), but I sincerely
doubt it happened.
Is there any known resource leak in 2.2.19 and up ('only' patched with MOSIX
0.98.0) that will exaust the available 'open file' resources?
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