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Re: Out of lock entries

On Mon, Sep 16, 2002 at 08:45:16AM -0600, Alan Sparks wrote:
> On my lightly-loaded test OpenLDAP 2.1;4 server, running BDB backend, this
> morning I've started getting several of the following messages in my
> syslog:
> bdb(dc=quris,dc=com): Lock table is out of available locker entries

AFAIK this is triggered by a bug in Berkeley DB. I had the same problem
today. I compiled Berkeley DB with the patch from:


For me it seems to work now. For more details see ITS#2040.

> I'm not seeing any bad symptoms from this, but I can't quite locate the
> source of the error message.  Anyone know this message, and what it means?
>  Is there a way to increase the number of "locker entries," and under
> wehat circumstances is doing so appropriate?
> TIA for any clues or advice.
> -Alan

Ralf Haferkamp

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