12TB GEOM stripe, newfs, then fsck: cannot alloc 768053748 bytes for blockmap

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Wed Jun 8 16:02:50 GMT 2005

In the last episode (Jun 08), Tony Shadwick said:
> On Wed, 8 Jun 2005, Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
> >which is all my 1Gb  physical memory.  The default is a mere 512Mb. 
> >You might need users to be limited to a bit less, but I don't have
> >any of them
> Whoa.....wait a sec there.
> Did I just understand you right, or did you just say that the default
> amount of RAM that FreeBSD allows in the kernel is 512MB without
> throwing that switch at compile time????

You can also set it in /boot/loader.conf:  kern.maxdsiz="1024M"

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com

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