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Re: NMBCLUSTERS problem on a Dockstar (Sheevaplug)


On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Andy Ruhl <acruhl%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 4:01 AM, Sujit K M <sjt.kar%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
>> http://www.netbsd.org/docs/kernel/#mclpool-limit
>>> Did you reboot after kernel compilation.
> Ahh, yes to everything. I rebuilt the kernel so I would have to reboot
> to use it.
> That link is not relevant here since I tried setting the sysctl (in my
> original email), and it's not possible to use gdb to patch the u-boot
> kernel which lives on the FAT partition. And I already tried
> hardcoding the NMBCLUSTERS option into the kernel config but it didn't
> work, as I was saying.
> I believe I'm hitting a maximum calculated value based on installed
> memory, or something, which might be fixed or at least has probably
> changed recently:
> http://www.netbsd.org/changes/changes-6.0.html#network
> The code around this seems to indicate that it's a calculated value
> based on some hardware specific stuff, and I'm quickly out of skill
> once it gets that far.
> Andy

-- Sujit K M


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