Subject: Re: increasing share memory
To: None <>
From: Julio Merino <juli@darkstar.local>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/03/2002 09:52:02
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On Sun, Mar 03, 2002 at 07:49:19PM +1100, Giles Lean wrote:
> <> wrote:
> A boolean reporting the presence or absence of SysV shared memory
> support in the kernel perhaps? Kernels built without the SYSVSHM
> option don't have SysV shared memory support.
> To increase the amount of available SysV shared memory you can build
> a new kernel with an increased value for SHMMAXPGS.  I use:
>   options 	SHMMAXPGS=3D32768	# 1024 pages is the default

Which are the advantadges of doing this?


> I don't think this is tunable at runtime, but if it is I'm sure
> someone will say so. :-)
> Regards,
> Giles

Of course it runs NetBSD -
Julio Merino <>

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