FreeBSD 5.2R+C: panic: kmem_malloc(4096): kmem_map too small

Peter Wood peter at
Sat Jan 17 10:26:07 PST 2004

>Le Saturday 17 January 2004 18:25, Peter Wood a écrit :
>> Good Evening,
>> I have come accross a reproducable panic in bother 5.2-Release and
>> 5.2-Current (as it was an hour ago). To perform this, I create two 750Mb
>> memory disks, format them and mount them. The machine has 2Gb of RAM, of
>> which no more then 90mb is active.

>I could recently make a RAM disk for "making buildworld", with a KVA_PAGES of 
>512, an installed RAM of 2G and disks of 500MB for src and 700MB for objs.

Bang on what I'm trying to do to measure performance. I tried setting
KVA_PAGES=520 just now, and unfortunatly it PANIC'd with exactly the same
number of bytes allocated.

Ho hum,

Peter Wood <peter at> :: Tel +44 7974 799440

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