Subject: Re: NMBCLUSTERS being reused?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: J. Scott Edwards <email@example.com>
Date: 12/06/2002 21:02:01
On Thu, 5 Dec 2002, David S. wrote:
> > I have this i386 running NetBSD 1.6 and it's connected to a 10Mbs Lan
> > through a Linksys USB100M adapter (RealTek 8150). As soon a I tried to
> > send a file over to another machine I got the "out of nmbclusters" thing.
> > So I bumped it up to 4096. Tonight I tried to send some larger files over
> > and "out of nmbclusters" again. So I bumped it up to 8192, then 16384,
> > finally 32768.
> > But the curious thing is. Now I can scp a 50 MB file and don't run out
> > of buffers. BUT then the next time I try to send a large file (say 30MB),
> > it gets partway through and runs out of buffers. Could there be a
> > nmbcluster leak?
> Before blaming a memory leak, I'd try another card. Those Realtek ones
> are crap.
> David S.
I can't argue with that. But this machine has no expansion slots so USB
is the only choice. If someone can recommend a better USB to Ethernet
adapter I could try to find one.