Subject: Maximum value for NKMEMPAGES
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Madhu Lakshmanan <email@example.com>
Date: 03/06/2003 18:33:21
I'm trying to configure a kernel on NetBSD Release 1.6
with NKMEMPAGES set in the kernel config file to
196608, (approx 768 MBytes). My system has 2 GBytes
for physical memory (i386, Xeon).
The kernel builds ok, but when I boot it, I get a
kernel fault. The maximum value for NKMEMPAGES that I
have been able to use successfully has been 131072.
Any idea of what the limits are and how they can be
increased, with the possible ramifications of such an
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