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Old 09-23-2011, 03:07 PM   #1
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Unhappy Why can not increase the open files (fds) ?


I'm dealing with a problem a week ago, i'm trying to increase the fds limit for lighttpd on my Debian but without result

ulimit -n 4096 and added

* soft nofile 4096
* hard nofile 63536

to limits.conf

and the options don't take effect but i tried on annother virtual debian machine and it works correctly but why ?

Who is blocking the system to increase the fds value ?

Thank you !
Old 09-24-2011, 06:36 AM   #2
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Old 09-26-2011, 11:33 AM   #3
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Not sure what else may be at play with lighttpd off-hand, but you might want to try something like this:
~ # grep -r ulimit /etc/*
That should give you every location that ulimit is set and/or mentioned in the config files.

HTH. Let us know.


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