Subject: Re: proc table is full
To: Joseph Sarkes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 03/05/2001 17:50:04
How many processes were running at the time?
You can probably avoid this by changing the values of MAXUSERS in
your kernel config, or running:
sysctl -w kern.maxproc=2048
Alternatively to double what you already have:
sh -c 'echo kern.maxproc=$((`sysctl -n kern.maxproc` * 2))| xargs sysctl -w'
David/absolute -- www.netbsd.org: No hype required --
On Sat, 3 Mar 2001, Joseph Sarkes wrote:
> I have started getting /netbsd proc table is full
> messages on occasion in the last week. I am running
> -current on an athlon system. The only thing happening
> at the time was a make fetch in pkgsrc to regenerate the
> symlinks from my distfile collection.
> The question is whether this is due to a change in the
> kernel defaults, some error in a makefile somewhere, or
> a bug in the kernel. My system is perhaps only a day behind
> the cvs tree.