Subject: Re: mb_map errors continue...
To: Aron T. Roberts <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <>
List: port-i386
Date: 08/21/1996 11:26:09
> On Tue, 20 Aug 1996, Matthew B. Wood wrote:
> > But I just got this the other day:
> > 
> > Aug 18 12:31:50 biteme /netbsd: mb_map full
> > 
> > 
> > Should I continue to increase the NMBCLUSTERS value?  Is this the only 
> > solution to the problem?
> > 
> I just started getting these as well when i friend of mine demontrated a
> ctcp flooding bot on my server. The bot basicaly opens 10 irc sessions and
> sends a variety of ctcp messages very rapidly. This does not seem like
> somethingt that should be crashing a machine.

If it is crashing your machine, then you should upgrade your kernel
to a version built from recent sources.

The "bug" that caused the system to panic when the mb_map filled was
fixed a while ago.