Subject: Re: panic: kmem malloc: mb_map too small
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave Burgess <email@example.com>
Date: 10/25/1995 16:09:38
> On Sat, 21 Oct 1995 16:35:56 -0400
> "Michael K. Sanders" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> [ Sorry for the additional cross-post, but it seems to me that follow-ups
> to this should take place on tech-kern. --thorpej ]
> > 16MB RAM, 32MB swap... there wasn't anything particularly intensive going on
> > when I got the following panic:
> > mb_map full
> > panic: kmem_malloc: mb_map too small
> This can happen if your system is dealing with alot of network traffic.
> Add an option like:
> options NMBCLUSTERS=1024
> to you kernel config file, and it will probably go away. I definitely
> had to do this on my hp380 which is the diskless boot server for my hp319
> and MVME-147, plus my source tree server, etc. In fact, I had to bump up
> to 2048; the larger number provided by `options GATEWAY' (512 on the
> hp300) just wasn't sufficient...
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