On Wednesday 19 November 2008 15:06:54 Drew Tomlinson wrote: > Jeremy Chadwick wrote: > > 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 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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? > > > > Through sysctl. > > OK, what am I missing? > > urchin# sysctl -a | grep maxdsiz > compat.ia32.maxdsiz: 536870912 > compat.linux32.maxdsiz: 536870912
limits -H. Some loader tuneables aren't exported to sysctl. $ limits -Hd Resource limits (current): datasize 786432 kB $ grep maxdsiz /boot/loader.conf kern.maxdsiz="768M" -- Mel Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules and never get to the software part. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"