Subject: Re: network problems
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 06/16/2006 11:20:57
> I am using the netbsd-current kernel. after booting the system all works
> fine. after some time (sometime five days, sometime four weeks, ...) the
> server do not recive any more packet over the network interfaces. the
> logfile reports:
> /netbsd: WARNING: mclpool limit reached; increase NMBCLUSTERS
> I changed the the value of NMBCLUSTERS to 2048, 4096 and 16384. but after
> some time the server always reports "mclpool limit reached".
> can you give me any hints, what is a useful value for NMBCLUSTERS?
> could it be any other problem?
This sounds like some sort of packet leak.
Try to look at
netstat -ms; netstat -s
to determine _what_ sort of buffers is overflowing... This will help