Unable to launch applications using panel.
rstmp at iinet.com.au
Mon Apr 11 22:03:12 CEST 2005
Could be a file descriptor leak due to a faulty panel plugin and you have
reached the maximum number of files open allowed per process.
Assuming that your system is Linux, get the pid of the panel (e.g. ps -ef |
grep panel), go to /proc/<pid>/fd and count the number of files in there
(e.g. ls -C1 | wc).
Then check this value against OPEN_MAX defined in /usr/include/...
Similar method may be applied for Unix providing a pseudo /proc fileystem such
On Mon, 11 Apr 2005 23:06, Colin Alie wrote:
> A couple of days ago, I noticed that I was unable to launch applications
> using the panel. When I do click on an icon, an Error box opens with the
> following message:
> "Failed to create pipe for communicating with child process (Too many open
> Any idea what's causing this? I searched the mailing list archives but
> found no reference to this. I'm using XFCE 4.0.5 from Debian Sarge.
> Until next time, Colin.
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