Subject: Re: Increasing SHMMAXPGS
To: matthew green <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/17/2002 20:16:29
In some email I received from matthew green, sie wrote:
>    	We default to SHMMAXPGS=1024, which seems rather small given this
>    	is the maximum limit and changes to it shouldn't affect the amount
>    	of memory in use unless an application takes advantage of a higher
>    	limit.
>    	Ogle (to give an example) likes a SHMMAXPGS of 16384.
>    	Would anyone object to increasing the default to 16384 for all
>    	platforms?
> perhaps, on a per-port basis, it could become a dynamic based on
> the amount of ram available?

why can't this be changable with sysctl ?