If you're running redhat, you should consider upgrading to ultramonkey
(valinux version) of LVS. It comes in RPMs.. as long as you have RPM3
compatibility you should be good to go.
Did anything happen to this box that is suspicious? It seems odd that it
would just start leaking memory.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: simon [mailto:simon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 3:09 PM
> To: lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: File descriptor leak with RH6.1
> I have a lvs server in the middle of my network
> that has suddenly starting having major problems with
> FD leaks. It's been working fine for months on end
> and now it won't run for more than 4 hours without
> falling over.
> I don't know what's causing the FD leaks but I've
> upgraded to SysVinit-2.78-5 which hasn't fixed the
> problem. I've tried to install kernel 2.2.19 with
> the appropriate lvs patch, but neither piranha-0.4.14-1
> or piranha-0.2.1-1 packages will work with the new
> If anybody has any ideas I'd much appreicate it, cos
> I'm getting a little fed up with rebooting the dam
> thing and I don't want to take it down for the amount
> of time required to do a complete upgrade.
> I'm not sure whether the fd leak is anything to do
> with the lvs stuff, but I've 3 other identical machines
> installed off of the same cdrom that are working
> perfectly. (well so far...)
> Thanks, Simon.
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