Subject: Re: Increasing SHMMAXPGS
To: Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rasputin <email@example.com>
Date: 05/17/2002 12:56:16
* Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org> [020517 11:17]:
> 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 ?
It is on FreeBSD if someone  fancies doing it and needs reference.
Just a thought.
 - not me , sorry - I've just got my head round function pointers, so
that's a bit out of my league ATM.
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