Transmissions fails with "too many open files"

Bug #661947 reported by Anders on 2010-10-16
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
transmission (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: transmission

This looks just like Bug #406486 for which a fix is supposed to have been released.

$ ulimit -a
core file size (blocks, -c) 0
data seg size (kbytes, -d) unlimited
scheduling priority (-e) 20
file size (blocks, -f) unlimited
pending signals (-i) 16382
max locked memory (kbytes, -l) 64
max memory size (kbytes, -m) unlimited
open files (-n) 1024
pipe size (512 bytes, -p) 8
POSIX message queues (bytes, -q) 819200
real-time priority (-r) 0
stack size (kbytes, -s) 8192
cpu time (seconds, -t) unlimited
max user processes (-u) unlimited
virtual memory (kbytes, -v) unlimited
file locks (-x) unlimited

Output of $ lsof -p `pidof transmission` > /tmp/lsof.transmission is attached

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: transmission-gtk 2.04-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: i386
CheckboxSubmission: afab8a4a6bea108b46a135d1f7175049
CheckboxSystem: daed2f3d6643b4a84b4520a2427f8c2b
Date: Sun Oct 17 00:29:16 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/transmission
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: transmission

Related branches

Anders (andersja+launchpad-net) wrote :
Charles Kerr (charlesk) on 2011-01-13
Changed in transmission:
importance: Undecided → Unknown
status: New → Unknown
Charles Kerr (charlesk) wrote :

In the 2.0x series, I don't think the root cause is the same as #406486. Rather, I think this matches upstream ticket

Charles Kerr (charlesk) on 2011-01-13
Changed in transmission (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in transmission:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package transmission - 2.13-0ubuntu5

transmission (2.13-0ubuntu5) natty; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/0105-murrine_high_cpu_workaround.patch: (LP: #655024)
    - Workaround the issue found in Murrine that causes high CPU usage
      in Transmission.
  * debian/patches/0106-avoid_descriptor_leak.patch (LP: #661947)
    - Avoid descriptor leakage that caused "Too many open files" error.
  * debian/patches/0107-handle_unsorted_blocklist_rules.patch
    - Handle overlapping/unsorted blocklist rules.
  * debian/patches/0104-add-scheme-handler.patch
    - update patch to remove attribute passed to transmission-gtk in Exec
 -- Krzysztof Klimonda <email address hidden> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 05:48:44 +0100

Changed in transmission (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in transmission:
status: Fix Released → New
Changed in transmission:
status: New → Fix Released
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