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INN FAQ Part 3

NOTE: The maintainers of the INN FAQ stopped publishing in December 1997.
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Subject: (3.11) syslog message: ME cant fork /some/tool Resource temporarily unavailable

User news ran out of processes and wasn't able to fork off the specific tool.
You need either just raise the limit on the number of processes in the
shell which starts innd (e.g in rc.news :

unlimit maxproc

or if that doesn't help raise the number of processes in the kernelconfig
(most often by raising maxusers and also raising the # of processes per user).


[Source: INN FAQ Part 3 Archive-name: usenet/software/inn-faq/part3]
[Last Changed: $Date: 1997/11/03 18:15:12 $ $Revision: 2.18 $]
[Copyright: 1997 Heiko Rupp, portions by Tom Limoncelli, Rich Salz, et al.]