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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CouchDB 1.2.0 Keeps Crashing.
Date Wed, 01 May 2013 09:15:02 GMT
On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Pieter van der Eems
<p.van.der.eems@interactiveblueprints.nl> wrote:
> 2013/5/1 Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com>:
>> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Pieter van der Eems
>>> <p.van.der.eems@interactiveblueprints.nl> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Is the file descriptor a couchdb limit that I can change (where?) or a
>>>> filesystem limit (ext4, we've already hit ext4 limit before but the
>>>> errors were different).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> man ulimit(3)
>>>
>>> - benoit
>>
>>
>> in clear, either use the ulimit command to increase the limits at
>> runtime or increase them either in security.conf or limits.conf
>> depending on your system.
> Ubuntu 11.10 (it needs updating, just haven't had the time yet).
>
>>
>> Probably /etc/security/limits.conf in your case.
> That looks like the one.
>
>
>> I'm actually
>> interrested by the limit you already have, can you paste the result of
>> ` ulimit -n`  ?
>
> It's 1024
> That seems to be the default.
> My own desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) has the same.
>
> We have more than that number of databases (1134 as of now).
>

Thanks, you should try to slowly iincrease the limits of the user
launching couchdb to test which one is good for you, it all depends on
the number of max dbs opened, number of requests and view calculated
at the same time

- benoit

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