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Date:      Mon, 4 Apr 2011 21:32:04 +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:  <20110404203204.GA31453@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk>
In-Reply-To: <C46793DC-3A71-4A0A-A4EA-A5DE258485C3@mac.com>
References:  <20110404195034.GA31077@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk> <B218D3BE-356C-4247-A5B6-7BC824117EDF@mac.com> <20110404201735.GA31338@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk> <C46793DC-3A71-4A0A-A4EA-A5DE258485C3@mac.com>

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On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 01:21:16PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Apr 4, 2011, at 1:17 PM, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> >> Set kern.maxssiz in /boot/loader.conf
> >> to a larger value-- also consider
> >> tweaking kern.dflssiz,
> > 
> > What does this limit?
> > 
> > Is it documented anywhere?
> 
> 
> It appears to be documented in the manpages:
> 
>   http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=tuning&sektion=7
>   http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=loader&sektion=8
> 
> ...and sys/boot/forth/loader.conf says:
> 
> #hw.physmem="1G"                # Limit physical memory. See loader(8)
> #kern.dfldsiz=""                # Set the initial data size limit
> #kern.dflssiz=""                # Set the initial stack size limit
> #kern.hz="100"                  # Set the kernel interval timer rate
> #kern.maxbcache=""              # Set the max buffer cache KVA storage
> #kern.maxdsiz=""                # Set the max data size
> #kern.maxfiles=""               # Set the sys. wide open files limit
> #kern.maxproc=""                # Set the maximum # of processes
> #kern.maxssiz=""                # Set the max stack size
> #kern.maxswzone=""              # Set the max swmeta KVA storage
> #kern.maxtsiz=""                # Set the max text size
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
> -Chuck
> 

Many thanks. I was trying to learn
by looking at sys/kern/subr_param.c, but
this is much more informative.

Anton

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