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Date:      Mon, 4 Apr 2011 21:17:35 +0100
From:      Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>
To:        Chuck Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
Cc:        Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to increase stacksize?
Message-ID:  <20110404201735.GA31338@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>
In-Reply-To: <B218D3BE-356C-4247-A5B6-7BC824117EDF@mac.com>
References:  <20110404195034.GA31077@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk> <B218D3BE-356C-4247-A5B6-7BC824117EDF@mac.com>

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On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 01:03:28PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Apr 4, 2011, at 12:50 PM, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > I'd like to increase stacksize.  How do I do this?
> 
> Set kern.maxssiz in /boot/loader.conf
> to a larger value-- also consider
> tweaking kern.dflssiz,

What does this limit?

Is it documented anywhere?

> unless you want to use limit/ulimit
> before invoking the process.
>  I don't believe you can change it
> for a running system via sysctl,
> although I could be mistaken on that....

Many thanks
Anton

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Anton Shterenlikht
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Bristol University
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