cvs commit: src/sys/vm vm_init.c

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Thu Apr 28 01:29:53 PDT 2005

Kris Kennaway <kris at> writes:
>   Log:
>   Add the vm.exec_map_entries tunable and read-only sysctl, which controls
>   the number of entries in exec_map (maximum number of simultaneous execs
>   that can be handled by the kernel).  The default value of 16 is
>   insufficient on heavily loaded machines (particularly SMP machines), and
>   if it is exceeded then executing further processes will generate a SIGABRT.

Why not just have them block until a slot becomes available?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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