Subject: Re: NKPDE changes
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@auchentoshan.pdl.cs.cmu.edu>
From: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
Date: 11/19/1996 14:21:35
> > Where does SHMMAXPGS enter into this calculation?
> > I know I had to increase NKPDE to be able to use more
> > System V shared memory.
..or if you define a large value for NBUFPAGES, or..
As Chris said, the main win is that you don't get punished with
a panic just because you happen to have a lot of memory in your machine..
And it's fixed in a reasonable way. It's not the Ultimate Solution,
but it's most certainly better than the previous situation, which
had been present for too long.
> If it's any consolation, if all of my changes were applied: