[gridengine users] Ulimit for max open files

William Hay w.hay at ucl.ac.uk
Tue Jun 27 08:22:36 UTC 2017

On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 05:24:57PM +0000, Luis Huang wrote:
>    Hi,
>    To increase the max open file, we have set execd_params in qconf -mconf
>    and also on the OS level:
>    execd_params                
>    H_DESCRIPTORS=262144,H_LOCKS=262144,H_MAXPROC=262144
>    On our execution nodes we can see that SGE sets a soft limit of 65535
>    despite that we told it to set it to 262144.
From the above it appears you set the hard limit

>    Max open files            65535                262144               files 
Which appears to have been set.    Perhaps you could try setting the soft limit 
(S_DESCRIPTORS) to whatever value you think appropriate.

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