[Dovecot] "pipe() failed: Too many open files" - ??
florian.schnabel at docufy.de
Wed Dec 14 12:23:32 EET 2005
Hauke Fath wrote:
> Hi list,
> after about a day of operation, dovecot 1.0alpha5 (NetBSD/i386 2.1) died
> on me with
> Dec 14 10:53:52 bounce dovecot: pipe() failed: Too many open files
> Dec 14 10:54:23 bounce last message repeated 279661 times
> Dec 14 10:56:23 bounce last message repeated 1071807 times
> Dec 14 10:56:59 bounce last message repeated 325386 times
> -- any ideas on what to tune?
it's pretty likely that some service on your machine went nuts and
didn't close his files .. what is running on that box ?
doesn't have to be doevcots fault at all
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