Reg:Continuous Periodic crashes after long operation

Luke Bakken lbakken at
Thu Jan 26 10:37:25 EST 2017


You may be able to get information via the lsof command as to what
process(es) are using many file handles (if that is the cause).

I searched for that particular error and found this GH issue:

Which directed me to this page:

Basho also has a set of recommended tuning parameters:

Do you have other error entries in any of Riak's logs at around the
same time as these messages? Particularly crash.log.

Luke Bakken
lbakken at

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 4:42 AM, Steven Joseph <steven at> wrote:
> Hi Shaun,
> I have already set this to a very high value
> (riak at> os:cmd("ulimit -n").
> "20000500\n"
> (riak at>
> So the issue is not that the limit is low, but maybe a resource leak ? As I
> mentioned our application processes continuously run queries on the cluster.
> Kind Regards
> Steven

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