socket: no buffer space available
andrewjt at applecomm.net
Mon Dec 15 20:03:31 PST 2003
Just for the record, I fixed this problem by recompiling my kernel with
On Mon, 2003-12-15 at 16:15, Andrew Thomson wrote:
> I've got a perl script doing some p5-sybase stuff for me.. However after
> a while, it fails with the following error message:
> .."socket: No buffer space available"...
> I've seen other reports from other uses getting this problem however no
> clear responses on a fix.
> This script used to work find on my 5.0-RELEASE box now I'm trying it on
> a 5.1-RELEASE box. I admit the new box is a lower spec - less cpu and
> less memory - so that may affect some of the default sysctl values???
> I've tried tweaking a couple of sysctl entries however nothing has
> gotten me over this hurdle.
> Below are some relevant(??) sysctls.
> kern.ipc.maxsockbuf: 1048576
> kern.ipc.sockbuf_waste_factor: 8
> kern.ipc.nmbufs: 17920
> kern.ipc.nsfbufs: 2496
> kern.ipc.mbuf_wait: 64
> kern.ipc.mbuf_hiwm: 512
> kern.ipc.mbuf_lowm: 128
> kern.ipc.numopensockets: 94
> kern.ipc.maxsockets: 4008
> Any suggested tweaks appreciated.
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