Problems with rpc.statd and PAE
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Tue Aug 7 13:31:08 UTC 2007
João Carlos Mendes Luís wrote:
> Don Lewis wrote:
> > I've been seeing this same problem for a long time on an 7.0-CURRENT
> > i386 machine with 1GB of RAM, and I'm not using PAE. I haven't
> > discovered any obvious cause for the problem.
> It's a production file server, so I cannot make any test today, but this
> weekend I'll try to recompile statd to use less memory.
> Is there a good reason to map 256M at once?
Is there a good reason _not_ to do it?
rpc.statd has always mapped 256M, for as long as FreeBSD
exists (maybe longer). I've never had a proble with that.
Obviously it does that because it makes managing the state
data easier. That's enough of a good reason, I think.
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