FBSD 7.1 & kern.maxdsiz
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 18 21:41:14 PST 2008
On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 04:10:55PM -0800, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> Polytropon wrote:
>> On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 15:34:32 -0800, Drew Tomlinson <drew at mykitchentable.net> wrote:
>>> The Urchin installation docs [...]
>>> contain a note for FreeBSD users waring of a "hard coded process
>>> datasiz limit of 500 MB" and instruct on to set
>>> "kern.maxdsiz="1073741824"" in /boot/loader.conf. However FBSD 7.1
>>> doesn't appear to have this sysctl. How can I do the equivalent of
>>> this in FBSD 7.1?
>> Exactly, it is *not* a sysctl setting. It's a loader tunable, as
>> I learned from this list some time ago. Don't search to find
>> it in the sysctl list, you won't find it there. :-)
>> In FreeBSD 7 you should be able to set this setting using
>> the file /boot/loader.conf. I think I had this setting on a
>> FreeBSD 5 machine, I'll go and check.
> Thanks for your reply. I guess I expected to be able to view it via
> sysctl even though I understood it could only be changed with a reboot.
> Is there some way to view the current setting?
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