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[Unbound-users] FreeBSD + Unbound 1.0.2 error: too many file descriptors requested

sthaug at nethelp.no
Mon Aug 11 09:49:42 CEST 2008


> Unbound 1.0.2 calculates the maximum number of open files.  And checks
> if that is going to work. So that it does not start OK, but later on,
> when it is busy, fails.  This error is because the select system call
> has a hardcoded limit of 1024 (limited by the system).

For what it's worth - I'm running 1.0.2 on a FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE single
processor box, with num-threads = 1. No apparent problems so far.

The 0x20 stuff gives me lots of interesting stuff in the logs, though
:-)

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no