Subject: Re: Simple thought...
To: None <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/07/2002 13:00:45 (Greg A. Woods) writes:
> I.e. if you have tons of RAM (more than necessary for the active page
> sets of all your running processes) then make BUFCACHE (much) bigger:
> 	options		BUFCACHE=25	# use up to 25% of RAM

 From memory:

    panic: cpu_startup: cannot allocate vm for buffers.

Normal startup looks like this:

    total memory = 767 MB
    avail memory = 707 MB
    using 6144 buffers containing 39400 KB of memory

Am I hitting some other table overflow by asking for 25% of memory to
go to buffers?

       Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
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