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Re: USB umass hard drive "failed to create xfers" when attaching
paul%whooppee.com@localhost (Paul Goyette) writes:
>> other data structures in KVA space and that helps. Something that almost
>> always helps is to reduce the value of the kernel variable desiredvnodes
>> (you may restore it a few seconds later).
>Would that be ``sysctl kern.maxvnodes'' or some other variable?
Yes, but often you don't come to running sysctl so you change the
variable from ddb.
To be clear: reducing it doesn't prevent the problem. Reducing it
temporarily frees memory, which also happens to remove some fragmentation.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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