I have an HP machine where the process table is filling up about every week. We have to reboot it to get it back online. The symptom is that when users try to log in, they'll get a message like "telnetd: fork() failed, process table full."
The machine is basically for users to telnet in, start a datakit session (through a multiplexer card), and do their business.
So how do you find out why the process table is full, and what do you do about it?