Re: inode-max missing?

Jan Kara (
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 15:26:29 +0100


> I'm trying to fix a problem "too many open files" by adjusting
> /proc/sys/fs/inode-max but I don't have one, it's missing. I've gone
> through the docs and they all reference it, but it's missing from parts of
> the source susch as sysctl.c.
> I'm running 2.4.18, btw.
As inodes are allocated dynamically in 2.4.18 so this file doesn't exist
any more. What might interest you more is file /proc/sys/fs/file-max. Also
check whether you don't have set limit on number of open files by ulimit.

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