Subject: Re: System running out of vnodes
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Amadeus Stevenson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/25/2005 14:54:58
On Fri, 25 Mar 2005 13:07:37 +0000 (UTC), Matthias Scheler
<> wrote:
> vnode: table is full - increase kern.maxvnodes or NVNODE
> What could cause this? "kern.maxvnodes" is set to 131072 on that system
> (NetBSD-i386 2.0.2). It was building KDE 3.4 at that point of time but
> I've never seen an error like this before while building packages.

I've had this before on a ss5 trying to compile mozilla-firefox from pkgsrc.

You have to recompile the kernel to increase this right? That would
have taken too much time anyway so I just gave up.