System error 9 in WSERVICE_RUN loop

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

Starting the ArcStorm weather service with the WSERVICE command returns the following:

ArcStorm weather service 8.2 (Wed Feb 27 16:31:34 PST 2002) started.
System error 9 in WSERVICE_RUN loop.
Somehow svc_run returned!


The 64-bit version of HP UNIX requires a limit on the descriptors.

Solution or Workaround

Set the following in the .cshrc file of the user account that will start the weather service.

limit descriptors 2048 

Article ID:000005028

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