Dave, > I scanned the email archives and couldn't find anything that I recognized > as directly relevant to a problem I've been seeing with our LDM (v. > 6.6.5j, running on a PowerMac G5). > > We've been getting a lot of messages of the following sort in recent days > (weeks?): > > Aug 6 16:00:23 virga pqact ERRO]: Couldn't create pipe: Too many > open files\n > > and > > Aug 6 16:00:36 virga pqact ERRO]: unio_open: > data/nexrad/15/VBX/0708061556.N1R_VBX: Too many open files\n > > and > > Aug 6 07:37:56 virga pqact ERRO]: mkdirs_open: data/surface/070806 > 08_boy.wmo: Too many open files\n > > I'm not sure where else to look for a solution to this apparent problem. > Any suggestions (or any more info needed)? This shouldn't happen and indicates that the O/S is lying about the number of files that can be open simultaneously. I'lll have a look at this when I return from Scotland. In the meantime, try one of the following: 1. Running multiple "pqact" processes, each with its own configuration- file that processes a subset of the data. 2. Adding the "close" option to some of the entries in the "pqact" configuration-file. Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: TLG-752147 Department: Support LDM Priority: Normal Status: On Hold
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