Subject: Re: Increasing SHMMAXPGS
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/21/2002 09:26:14
On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 09:34:43AM +0100, David Brownlee 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.

I added tonight a patch to ogle to continue if the SHM test fails.
So ogle should work even if SHMMAXPGS is not set to >=16384.

Someone here who wants to test it?

One warning: ogle will be slower without SHM.