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I am receiving the following errors when doing bulk disk copying on Netware 3.12:

cache memory allocator out of available memory
and
Error expanding filesever/APPS directory because no more memory is
available for tables
and
Insufficient directory space (or memory) to preserve file_name during file
erase
(even though we are copying to the server and not actually deleting
anything)


We are running Netware 3.12 on a Pentium 166 PCI with 128 mb ram and roughly a 4 gb hard. It crashed last week. We got the new disks. I formatted them and installed our old SYS directory. Now, when I try to copy  (from a backup hard disk attached to the network on a workstation) I receive an error saying that I have run out of memory.  I use the register memory 1000000 7000000 command. I realize this is probably easy but any help is greatly appreciated.
Eric Wallman ewallman@mb.sympatico.ca
Joel Themmen umthemme@cs.umanitoba.ca
 
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You could try setting imediate purge on - might be a problem with salvage and the number of files you are copying.
Also, <scratches head> cant remember - getting old - there is a setting for directory entries/buffers/tables in the set command to allow you to setup more space for dir/file tables. use set at the console and check out file/directories settings in the displayed command lists. Other question - were you running any name space on the old volume and have you set that up on the new volume ?
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Try to change the Dirty Disk Cache Delay Time parameter to be lowwer.

and try to change the Minmum File Cache Buffers parameter to be higher.

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Sound like memory fragmentation.  Even though the memory is registered (I'm assuming the register memory is working correctly), the 'register memory' command fragments the memory to cause errors similar to this.  Try this cool trick:

-Move autoexec.ncf off  of SYS and onto the DOS partition (where STARTUP.NCF is)
-Rearrange the 2 NCF files such that:
  - the disk driver (*.DSK) is loading from AUTOEXEC.NCF (This is normally in STARTUP.NCF).
  - make sure register memory statement is in AUTOEXEC.NCF, but BEFORE the disk driver loads.
-Restart your server.
-Viola, no more problems!!

Let me know how/if this works!!

tbarsch@xlconnect.com
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