Subject: Re: vnode: table is full
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/2000 16:35:10
On Sat, Jul 01, 2000 at 05:07:15PM -0700, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> 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.

Wouldn't it then be a good thing that these parameters are set as a
function of available memory at NetBSD-install time, so that the
defaults are a bit more reasonable?