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Re: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable ???



You're running really low on free memory.  Kill processes, add ram, or add
swap.

On Sat, 18 Mar 2000, Hal Burgiss wrote:

> 
> I am starting to get this from various places - cron, bash, rsh. In
> fact, rsh refuses to run at all. I grepped thru kernel source and
> didn't turn up anything. This is a home/desktop box with 6.1 fully
> updated running X, etc. I find absolutley nothing unusual with top,
> ps, netstat. 
> 
> 
> [hal feenix hal]$ ssh junior
> fork failed: Resource temporarily unavailable
> 
> 
> [hal feenix hal]$ procinfo
> Linux 2.2.15pre9 (root feenix) (gcc egcs-2.91.66) #1 2CPU [feenix.]
> Memory:      Total        Used        Free      Shared     Buffers      Cached
> Mem:        128080      125100        2980       15860        2620       32056
> Swap:        64224       56840        7384
> 
> Bootup: Sat Feb 19 22:26:47 2000    Load average: 0.29 0.17 0.11 2/88 4197
> 
> user  :   1d 15:34:54.01   2.9%  page in :  7470659  disk 1:   992690r 1266412w
> nice  :       0:00:00.00   0.0%  page out:  3153765  disk 2:   339898r  352979w
> system:   2d 20:21:40.16   5.1%  swap in :   251522  disk 3:       15r       0w
> idle  :  51d 12:56:07.43  91.9%  swap out:    70104
> uptime:  28d  0:26:20.77         context :1904290698
> 
> irq  0: 242078080 timer                 irq  9:   2888255 eth0
> irq  1:   2455139 keyboard              irq 10:     49601 eth1
> irq  2:         0 cascade [4]           irq 12:   3393848 PS/2 Mouse
> irq  4:     12173                       irq 13:         1 fpu
> irq  5:         1 soundblaster          irq 14:   2953985 ide0
> irq  6:      2684                       irq 15:     62032 ide1
> irq  8:       113 rtc
> 
> 
> Any clues?
> 
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> Hal B
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