limits puzzle - different limits on similar machines

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Thu Aug 25 01:46:36 GMT 2005

Danny Howard wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 06:52:28PM -0600, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
>>On Aug 23, 2005, at 5:56 PM, Danny Howard wrote:
>>># bump max datasize
>>>options     MAXDSIZ="(1024*1024*1024)"
>>>options     MAXSSIZ="(1024*1024*1024)"
>>>options     DFLDSIZ="(1024*1024*1024)"
>>Might this not be it?  unlimited is really limited by the kernel sys  
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> We can't tune the kernel limits through sysctl, eh? :)

No, but see /boot/default/loader.conf, you can tune it there without having to 
rebuild the kernel...


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