Subject: Re: kmem_malloc: %s too small
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/02/1996 14:38:26
>It means that your mb_map or kmem_map is too small.

>What NetBSD version are you running?  In my 1.2 sources, that panic is 
>not there; Chris Demetriou altered the sematics of kmem_malloc() 
>somewhat.. Running out of space in mb_map is recoverable (the mbuf 
>management code attempts to reclaim map space by draining the mbuf-using 
>protocols), and the kmem_map case is more informative :-)

When was this "fixed"?  I tried running a kernel on a 64MB machine a
couple weeks ago, built from sources supped on 7/11.  It paniced not
long after booting (or was it while booting -- don't remember).
Increasing the kmem_map define to a larger value "fixed" it.

  Michael L. VanLoon                 
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