RE: Which resource is temporarily unavailable

From: David Schwartz (
Date: Thu Dec 28 2000 - 06:20:28 EST

> zsh: fork failed: resource temporarily unavailable
> on a machine. It has 510 processes which are mostly
> asleep, running under various user ids.

> How do I determine which resource is the problem so I can
> fix the shortage?

        Sounds like processes/tasks is the resource in question. Probably a system
limit of 512 processes.


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