kern/87255: Large malloc-backed mfs crashes the system

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat Aug 19 20:01:33 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 03:00:39PM +0000, Yar Tikhiy wrote:

>  Perhaps md(4) shouldn't over-commit in malloc mode?  It will waste
>  precious physical memory, but malloc mode is supposed to.

Use -o reserve, per the manpage.

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