[PC-BSD Testing] changes to loader.conf

Fabrizio Parrella fabrizio at bibivu.com
Sun Apr 26 19:56:23 PDT 2009


ops :p
I was just looking into /boot/loader.conf :-)

thank you

Fabry

doverosx at gmail.com wrote:
> Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
>   
>> I was installing phpeclipse and this message came up:
>> ---------------------------------
>> Gamin will only provide realtime notification of changes for at most n 
>> files,
>> where n is the minimum value between (kern.maxfiles * 0.7) 
>> and              
>> (kern.maxfilesperproc - 200). Beyond that limit, files will be 
>> polled.      
>>
>> If you often open several large folders with Nautilus, you might want to
>> increase the kern.maxfiles tunable (you do not need to set             
>> kern.maxfilesperproc, since it is computed at boot time from kern.maxfiles).
>>
>> For a typical desktop, add the following line to /boot/loader.conf, then
>> reboot the system:                                                     
>>
>>     kern.maxfiles="25000"
>> ---------------------------------
>>
>> now, I have to say that I do not understand much about the maxfiles*0.7 
>> or what this is trying to say, but seems like that we should up the 
>> possible number of openable files to 25000.  This may also solve some 
>> issues that other ports have (like qsvn)
>>
>> another message that I go a lot is that:
>> pkg_add: warning: package 'XXX' requires 'libxcb-1.2_1', but 
>> 'libxcb-1.2' is installed
>> pkg_add: warning: package 'XXX' requires 'libX11-1.2.1,1', but 
>> 'libX11-1.2,1' is installed
>>
>> Fabry
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> maxfile stuff:
>
> [root at pcbsd]/home/Brodey(12)# sysctl -a | grep 'maxfiles'
> kern.maxfiles: 25000
> kern.maxfilesperproc: 11095
>
> Looks good ?
>
> Rgds,
> Brodey
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