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Re: em driver - issue #2

From: EM1897@xxxxxxx
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2005 14:41:34 EST

In a message dated 2/7/05 2:28:55 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>:Getting back to my question about allocating memory for the kernel,
>:there is no way currently to do this in dragonfly as you could with
>:kern_vm_kmem_size before?
>   vm_kmem_size has to do with the fact that FreeBSD has two KVM maps,
>    kernel_map and kvm_map.  vm_kmem_size does not change how much KVM
>    the kernel has, it adjusts how much one map gets verses the other.
 >   DragonFly only has one kernel map, so it doesn't need a vm_kmem_size
>    sysctl.

So how do you force memory to be available for the kernel rather than user
space for applications? For example, I don't want mySQL or Squid to suck 
up all the system memory and then have it not be available for networking

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