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Old 1st April 2009, 20:30
rheosiva rheosiva is offline
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Default what the kernel does if the FD is not closed?

please help me to understand regarding file descriptor leaks..
How to detect the file descriptor leak..

I tried with LSOF command. it shows list of opened files..
But i could nt able to identify whether LSOF list the Leaked File descriptors also..

I want to know what the kernel does when it detects file descriptor leaks...


Please help in this regards
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Old 19th April 2009, 22:25
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FD's are closed when the owning process exits.

If you can lsof them, you know to which process they belong. Could you post a part of the lsof output with some entries you think are the problem?

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