Subject: Re: easy ways to crash your NetBSD system
To: None <,>
From: John M Vinopal <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/05/1996 21:03:45
>Try doing an "unlimit maxproc" (in csh) before running the forker... With
>maxproc limited to 80 (the default, apparently), I got the same results as
>you did. But "unlmit maxproc" raised the limit to 532, which made the
>forker panic my machine with a "vm_map_entry_create: out of map entries". 
>This is on a P5/100 with 48M ram, although it did the same thing when I 
>had 16M...

This is not unexpect given the known problem of netbsd's static allocation
of kernel buffers and the like.