99% of mb_map in use

jonr at destar.net jonr at destar.net
Mon Apr 7 19:13:14 PDT 2003

Sorry for the missing Subject.

On Mon, 2003-04-07 at 18:00, jonr at destar.net wrote:
> When I run netstat -m this is the output I am getting.
> 130/6144/6144 mbufs in use (current/peak/max):
> 	130 mbufs allocated to data
> 128/1522/1536 mbuf clusters in use (current/peak/max)
> 4580 Kbytes allocated to network (99% of mb_map in use)
> 30 requests for memory denied
> 18 requests for memory delayed
> 21 calls to protocol drain routines
> This is a FreeBSD4.7 with 128M of RAM and a 733MHz PIII acting as an
> email server for about 150 users. It has Apache running for webmail and
> qmail is the email server. It is using the xl0 driver for the built-in
> ethernet card.
> In searching for this error I found some suggestions that it was kernel
> related and others said it was the driver for the NIC. Still others said
> it was just a lack of memory issue.
> Can someone shed some light on this for me please?
> Jon
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