Cycbuff limited to 12???

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Apr 29 18:36:37 UTC 2002

Matthew Walburn <matt at> writes:

> Is there a limit to the number of cycbuffs I can use? I'm running innd
> 2.3.2 on Solaris 8 and it seems like I can't use more than 12 - 2GB
> buffers. I get the following errors when I user 13 (or more). I've also
> enclosed my cycbuff.conf file below these errors. Thanks!

> Apr 29 12:48:38 galois nnrpd[28298]: [ID 959911 news.error] CNFS-sm: bad
> cycbuff name in line
> 'THIRTEEN:/var/news2.3/spool/articles/thirteen:2000000'

cycbuff names are limited to at most seven characters.

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