[cups.general] Unable to create cert file... too many open files

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Mon Apr 11 12:42:01 PDT 2005

Sun Advocate Webmaster wrote:
> I'm having a very unusual error with cups. The daemon fails every few 
> hours. I get this error (repeatedly):
> E [10/Apr/2005:10:37:49 -0600] AddCert: Unable to create certificate 
> file /etc/cups/certs/0 - Too many open files
> I haven't done anything special with the config. I installed cups on my 
> SuSE computer, and then used YaST2 to set the printers up.

Please file a STR for this - it should not exit on this error.


Anyways, try increasing the number of files parameter in the

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software          http://www.easysw.com

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