NNRPd "option"?

Clayton O'Neill coneill at oneill.net
Wed Jul 14 23:41:38 UTC 1999

I seem to recall that I ripped that code out a long time ago.  I'd suggest
getting a copy of lsof and seeing what is mapped and how big.  Or does
FreeBSD have something similar to Solaris's pmap?

On Wed, 14 Jul 1999, The Hermit Hacker wrote:

> Morning...
> 	Since upgrading to INN 2.3, my FreeBSD 3.2-STABLE machine hasn't
> been able to stay up for much more then 24hrs before grinding to a halt.
> I've been working with Matt Dillon to resolve this, and we've got it
> narrowed down to INN's 'footprint', with his suggestion being:
>     nnrpd should not be getting that big.  There is an INN configuration
>     parameter, I forget exactly what it is called... which causes nnrpd to
>     load the hash table for the history file into memory after a certain
>     number of message-id lookups.  Find it, turn it off, and recompile -- 
>     so nnrpd *never* tries to load the hash table into memory.  This may
>     solve your problem simply by reducing the size of nnrpd's footprint.
> The thing is, I don't know of any parameter that allows, or disallows
> this, and suspect it might be something from an older one?  Or I'm just
> blind?  Is this an option we still have in 2.3?
> Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
> Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
> primary: scrappy at hub.org           secondary: scrappy@{freebsd|postgresql}.org 

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