Subject: Re: crashing when starting X
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 12/23/1996 23:12:14
On Mon, 23 Dec 1996 22:22:32 +0000 (GMT) 
 Iain Hibbert <> wrote:

 > strangely enough, "print nbuf" before I did the set showed it to be zero 
 > - is this right?  (I hadn't actually run the kernel yet when I tried it) 
 > but it shows it to be 128 now (permanently)

It's initialized to 0 so that it's patchable.  The kernel only computes
the value at run-time if it's still 0.

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