LKBEN11071: Posix error 11: Resource temporarily unavailable


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

You get the error message: Resource temporarily unavailable

Cause

none

Solution

A problem you might have when forking processes and running against the "Number of Tasks" Limit.

Changing the NR_TASKS value in tasks.h and recompilation might solve your problem

/usr/src/linux/include/linux/tasks.h

Change
#define NR_TASKS        512     /* On x86 Max 4092, or 4090 w/APM

This error can also be causes while mounting a windows share on your linux computer.

mount error 11 = Resource temporarily unavailable

A reboot can solve your problem in this case.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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