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Re: pkg/40565: games/crafty builds, but doesn't run

The following reply was made to PR pkg/40565; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Alexander Voeltz <>
Subject: Re: pkg/40565: games/crafty builds, but doesn't run
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 15:33:14 +0100

 * David Holland <> wrote:
 > I vaguely recall from poking at crafty last summer that this error
 > message arises not just from the condition it describes, but several
 > other possible ones.
 > But I suspect that's not the problem. In NetBSD-4 the maximum size for
 > shared memory segments is part of the kernel config and compiled in.
 > If you haven't taken any steps to change it, the limit is 8M, which is
 > almost certainly not enough for crafty. So the first thing to do is
 > probably try increasing that limit.
 > (It is set with the line "options SHMMAXPGS=NNNN" in the kernel config
 > file. I don't remember how much crafty wants; try doubling or tripling
 > the default 2048 pages as a start.)
 Setting it to 4096 helped. Thanks!

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