svn commit: r40668 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq

Eitan Adler eadler at
Thu Jan 17 03:32:43 UTC 2013

Author: eadler
Date: Thu Jan 17 03:32:42 2013
New Revision: 40668

  Update and clarify proc-table-full to conform with reality.
  Discussed with:	alfred
  Approved by:	bcr (mentor)


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml	Thu Jan 17 03:32:40 2013	(r40667)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml	Thu Jan 17 03:32:42 2013	(r40668)
@@ -2473,8 +2473,9 @@ bindkey ^[[3~ delete-char # for xterm</p
 	<question id="proc-table-full">
-	  <para>Why do I get the error <errorname>kernel: proc: table is
-	    full</errorname>?</para>
+	  <para>Why do I get the error <errorname>maxproc limit
+	      exceeded by uid %i, please see tuning(7) and
+	      login.conf(5)</errorname>?</para>
@@ -2501,20 +2502,13 @@ bindkey ^[[3~ delete-char # for xterm</p
 	    this tunable needs adjustment it needs to be defined in
 	    <filename>/boot/loader.conf</filename>.  The tunable will
 	    not get adjusted until the system is rebooted.  For more
-	    information about tuning tunables, you should see the
-	    &man.loader.conf.5; and &man.sysctl.conf.5; manual pages.
+	    information about tuning tunables, see
+	    &man.loader.conf.5;.
 	    If these processes are being run by a single user, you will
 	    also need to adjust <varname>kern.maxprocperuid</varname> to
 	    be one less than your new <varname>kern.maxproc</varname>
 	    value.  (It must be at least one less because one system
 	    program, &man.init.8;, must always be running.)</para>
-	  <para>To make a sysctl change permanent place the proper value
-	    in <filename>/etc/sysctl.conf</filename>.  More information
-	    about system tuning with &man.sysctl.8; can be found at the
-	    <ulink
-	      url="&url.books.handbook;/configtuning-sysctl.html">Tuning with sysctl</ulink>
-	    section of the Handbook.</para>

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