Re: >256 fd patch...

Jon Lewis (
Fri, 21 Mar 1997 14:04:50 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 21 Mar 1997, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

> Cc:
> Date: Fri, 21 Mar 1997 12:20:15 +0800
> From: "Michael O'Reilly" <>

I'm using Micheal's patch on a system that acts as an IRC server and mail
relay. During sendmail queue runs, I'm getting frequent
Couldn't get a free page.....
messages, sometimes in groups of several at a time.

total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 47176 46268 908 46520 700 6324
-/+ buffers: 39244 7932
Swap: 94856 9752 85104

I have not much free or buffers, but lots of cached. I thought buffers
and cached were similar? During the last queue run, I got this: free
su: fork: Out of memory

Other than this, the system seems to be doing ok. It's only been up 1 day

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