Subject: Re: WARNING: mclpool limit reached; increase NMBCLUSTERS
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/19/1999 19:30:42
On May 19, Mason Loring Bliss wrote
> I didn't have "options GATEWAY" defined, so I guess the NMBCLUSTERS was set to
> the default 256. Yesterday on seeing this message again, I built a new kernel
> with "options NMBCLUSTERS=1024" set. Evidently this wasn't enough...

You can go higther than that. On 1.3.3 I used NMBCLUSTERS=4096 or even 8192
(As part of research we have rate-limiter on some ethernet interface with a
queue that can become big ...).
But you may need to increase NKMEMCLUSTERS as well.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.