Subject: Re: NMBCLUSTERS again
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Darren Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/2007 13:03:59
> I am using NetBSD 4.0_RC3. My server acts as firewall and router. A
> nameserver is running, but no other services. The value for NMBCUSTERS
> is 16384.
> The problem is that the value for mbufs in use is increasing by more
> than 1500 per day. After some days the kernel reports INCREASE
> NMBCLUSTERS and no more network communication is possible. A reboot is
> At the moment netstat -m shows:
> 9670 mbufs in use:
> 8975 mbufs allocated to data
> 663 mbufs allocated to packet headers
> 32 mbufs allocated to socket names and addresses
> 2 calls to protocol drain routines
> Any idea what the problem could be?
Are you able to break down who's using the mbufs?