Subject: Re: NKPDE changes
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-i386
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:

They were.

- Frank