Subject: Re: Web load causes reboot
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/1999 10:30:56
On 04 Aug 1999 10:03:59 -0700 
 Michael Graff <> wrote:

 > > Socket buffers aren't "allocated".  When you "allocate" a socket buffer,
 > > you're placing a limit on it... the actual space is lazy allocated... the
 > > "allocated" space is actually mbufs allocated in a network driver and
 > > handed up the stack.
 > Ok, let me rephrase.  "a few hundred sockets sending/receiving data as
 > fast as possible" will crash and/or hang any out of the box NetBSD
 > machine.

Does this happen to you with the rnd driver turned on? :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>