Stability problems vith FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p14

Adrian Wontroba aw1 at
Fri Oct 7 19:43:53 PDT 2005

On Sun, Oct 02, 2005 at 07:54:25PM +0200, Jurij Kovacic wrote:
> The panic  message is ussually somewhere along these lines:
> panic: kmem_malloc(4096) kmem map too small: 48496066400 total allocated
> cpuid =0
> boot() called on cpu#0
> ...

A similar problem is described in
which recommends setting VM_KMEM_SIZE_MAX 419430400 for machines with
large amounts of memory.

Worked for me on a recent 5-STABLE. Might work for your rather elderly

Adrian Wontroba

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