dbzinit error ...

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Fri Nov 5 02:17:34 UTC 1999


Ian Freislich <iang at uunet.co.za> writes:

> I would think it very surprising if the INN code mmaps the entire
> buffer, since a sequential scan of an entire buffer would cause the
> whole buffer to be paged into memory, which in turn cause just about
> everything else to be paged out.

That's not the problem.  The problem is that mmap() takes an off_t, which
on most platforms (at least in the absence of special defines) is 32 bits.
It sounds like FreeBSD does something different there.

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)         <URL:http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>


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