[asterisk-users] asterisk channel.c: Channel allocation failed

Patrick Lists asterisk-list at puzzled.xs4all.nl
Mon Mar 5 06:05:53 CST 2012

On 05-03-12 11:41, Christian Gansberger wrote:
> [Mar  4 17:31:19] ERROR[25818] acl.c: Cannot create socket
> [Mar  4 17:31:19] ERROR[25818] res_timing_timerfd.c: Failed to create
> timerfd timer: Too many open files
> [Mar  4 17:31:19] WARNING[25818] channel.c: Channel allocation failed:
> Can't create alert pipe! Try increasing max file descriptors with ulimit -n

The log messages seem quite clear what the problem is: you ran out of 
available file descriptors. It even mentions what you should do and what 
the command is: raise the amount of available file descriptors with 
ulimit -n.


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