Subject: Re: "unable to allocate scsipi_xfer" error messages
To: Eric Schnoebelen <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/09/2004 23:43:54
On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 04:09:50PM -0500, Eric Schnoebelen wrote:
> 	Well, I tested it yesterday (or was it the day before..)
> 	The system didn't recover after these messages were
> emitted.
> 	FYI: I can reproduce it on a two disk SS20 system, by
> running the find cores statements out of /etc/daily.

I have a 2 disk SS10, and it doesn't suffer from this.
The amout of RAM and the vm.* sysctls settings are probably relevant 
for this.

> 	I'd be happy to put an identical system on line, with
> console access for anyone to beat on and test with.

That would help me to work on this.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference