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Old 04-30-2010, 12:10 AM   #1
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I am continuously getting fork: resources temporarily unavailable even when I am typing ls command. Can anybody describe why is it happening?

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Old 04-30-2010, 01:44 AM   #2
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You didn't specify your distro, kernel version, how many processes your running, what circumstances this occurs under, available memory, /var/log/messages errors, or a much other information that would be helpful for troubleshooting the problem...

... but this might be applicable:

I figured out the issue, fedora 9, sets limits to max processes which it defaults to 1024, I updated /etc/security/limits.conf set nproc to 32764 which is used to be on prior versions and everything worked.
'Hope that helps .. PSM



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