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Re: New NetBSD user - ALTQ confusion

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 11:29:14PM +0000, Gerard Lally wrote:
> I should say that I had ALTQ working in 5.02, using the daemon altqd.
> This caused quite a lot of trouble with mbufs, which I could resolve
> only by restarting altqd once mbuf usage was over 1000.

Depending on the rules, queues can use a lot of mbufs.
You may need to increase NMBCLUSTERS in your kenrel config file
(the current value can be see with sysctl kern.mbuf.nmbclusters)

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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