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Old 11-17-2009, 05:28 AM   #1
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What is the difference btw. "soft nofile" and "hard nofile" by configuring open file?


What is the difference between "soft nofile" and "hard nofile" by configuring 'open file'?

For example as below:
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user1   soft  nofile  1000
user1   hard  nofile  2000
 
Old 11-17-2009, 05:33 AM   #2
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As I understand it, the soft limit is a warning point, and the hard limit is a block.

User has 1000 files open, gets a warning but can continue.

User has 2000 files open, can't open file 2001
 
  


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