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ORIGINAL POSTING:

I need to increase the number of max users from 128 to 512.

*>From the docs, it looked simple:
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1) I modified the kernel config file to make the change

in number of processes.

2) Ran /etc/config and built the kernel

3) mv /vmunix /vmunix.old

4) /etc/halt

After halting the system and rebooting from the prom prompt,

the system only comes up part way then pops back to the

'ok' prompt. Hmmm ... Any ideas? Any help would be greatly

appreciated. Thanks in advance.

SUMMARY:

In the first place, big boo-boo in posting: In 3) I meant to

say 'cp' instead of 'mv'. So, the procedure was correct, however,

the problem was that the maxusers for the sun4m kernel is 225

(an estimated number, as noted in the docs). So, I complied,

and it worked.

Since I needed to do this in order to accommodate some additional

Xterminal hookups, one person (thanks, Glenn) also gave me a formula

to figure out how many maxusers to set for a given number of

Xterminals. It turns out that maxusers is not the problem at all,

but because I didn't have enough swap on my server for all these

Xt's.

Thanks to all who replied to help out a fellow overworked system

administrator <smile>:

Jeff Nieusma

Dan Lorenzini

Dean Grover

Peter Samuel

Glenn Satchell

James Kilborn

Jeff Wasilko

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