Subject: Re: Increasing SHMMAXPGS
To: Gary Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/17/2002 20:12:10
Gary Thorpe wrote:
> >why can't this be changable with sysctl ?
> Does NetBSD use the traditional UNIX/BSD way of using fixed-size tables for
> resource management?
Not anymore for most of kernel stuff 'tables'[*].
> How would this be turned into something changeable a
Obviously, change the appropriate kernel code to cope if the value
is changed during runtime :)
> Is it may be possible to have more SysV shared memory In THE SYSTEM than a
> single process could map into its address space?
I don't think so. This is not needed on 64bit archs, and we don't
currently support Intel's PSE36.
[*] In apostrophes since most of kernel structures are linked lists
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/Ports/i386/ps2.html
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