panic: kmem_malloc; Should I increase some setting?

Brian Fundakowski Feldman green at
Tue Jun 29 18:31:26 PDT 2004

On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 02:41:16AM +0200, Ronald Klop wrote:
> I have more info.
> When untarring a bzip2 archive of 30MB the nr of wired mem in top goes up,  
> until it  reaches 120MB and than it panics. (Normally it is around  
> 50/60MB.)
> How can I debug this more or can others reproduce this?

Are you trying to create a huge _malloc_ md(4) or a huge _swap_ md(4)?
Only the latter is appropriate in almost every instance.

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