But if its an offset then why do specify like this :


options             MAXDSIZ=(1024UL*1024*1024)

options             MAXSSIZ=(128UL*1024*1024)
options             DFLDSIZ=(1024UL*1024*1024) 



Subhro <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 21:19:51 -0700 (PDT), Dennis George
> I was going through the following post to understand MAXDSIZ and MAXSSIZ.......
> Its really a helpfull post.......
> http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=83003+0+archive/2002/freebsd-hackers/20020804.freebsd-hackers
> But I have a doubt about this....... Is the MAXDSIZ the offset .... or its the 
> actual size.... From the diagram explained in the above link..... Where can I fit 
> MAXSSIZ in the diagram..... If its a offset....

Its just the offset.

> And one more thing.... Does the Kernel occupies 1GB of VM ???? as depicted by the 
> diagram ???????

No it does not, it was just an example. The maximum space available is
limited by the amount of SWAP space present.

> Waiting for your answers
> Thanks in advance
> Dennis


Subhro Sankha Kar
School of Information Technology
Block AQ-13/1 Sector V
ZIP 700091

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