Kernel: Approaching the limit on PV entries

  • I got this log on my syslog.What does it means? My release 2.0.1-RELEASE (amd64)

    kernel: Approaching the limit on PV entries, consider increasing either the vm.pmap.shpgperproc or the vm.pmap.pv_entry_max sysctl.

  • you running open-vm-tools? I've seen that with it on amd64. You can increase vm.pmap.shpgperproc as it suggests to silence the log, 2048 is a good value. Add this to /boot/loader.conf.local


    and reboot.

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