Subject: Re: utmp and maxusers.
To: Stephen M Jones <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/21/2001 19:53:40
> Hi, I'm not sure if I'm looking in the right place, but does the
> kernel parameter MAXUSERS (currently set to 64) have any effect of
> how many entries (currently 63, with about 115 users actually logged in)
> can be stored in utmp?
yes. this parameter only sets few others (open files, processes)
from this.

> When defining MAXUSERS > 64 config will complain, and I realise that
> in param.c that parameter is used with maxfiles.
> Could this be dynamically tuned with sysctl?