Subject: Re: vnode: table is full
To: None <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/01/2000 17:07:15
the default value for kern.maxvnodes is pretty low for modern PCs...
I sysctl it to 20000 on my machine (which has 256MB) and it works fine.
the best value will depend on how much RAM your system has and
the behaviour patterns of applications you run, so you'll have to
experiment a bit.


On Fri, Jun 30, 2000 at 01:58:24AM +0200, Feico Dillema wrote:
> Hi,
> Is the warning `vnode: table is full' simply fixed by a 
> `sysctl -w kern.maxvnodes'? Are such parameters and the rationale
> behind their default values documented somewhere? Can I just increase
> it or should also some kernel config option be set to a higher value?
> Is such a thing typical for a server, or should a expect a leak
> somewhere? (system is NetBSD-1.5 branch).
> Feico.