Subject: Re: ntpd needs how much memory?
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Chuck Silvers <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/04/2000 17:34:43
the thing that uses the most memory here is the stack.
we should probably have ntpd reduce its stack limit to 1/4 meg or so
before calling mlockall().  having libc and libm locked in memory all the time
might not be the best thing either.


On Thu, Aug 03, 2000 at 09:59:43PM -0400, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> Whenever I try and run ntpd on my little 8 meg 486SX box I get this
> error (syslogged):
> mlockall(): Cannot allocate memory
> How much does it want? This box is running the July 20'th snapshot.
> -- 
> Kevin P. Neal                      
> "She's a sonic magician."     Ross Smith really likes Ani Difranco.
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