Subject: Re: mclpool error
To: Jim DeLisle <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/23/2002 01:14:27
On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 02:08:46PM -0400, Jim DeLisle wrote:
> Running NetBSD 1.5.2 GENERIC_LAPTOP on NS MediaGX Geode based SBC, I 
> occasionaly see the following message:
> /netbsd: WARNING: mclpool limit reached; increase NMBCLUSTERS
> Is this an indication that I need to change something in a config file 
> and recompile the kernel?

Yes. Add
options NMBCLUSTERS=4096
to your kernel config file.
Use sysctl kern.mbuf.nmbclusters to see the current value.

Manuel Bouyer <>