em0 freezes on ZFS server
Willem Jan Withagen
wjw at digiware.nl
Fri Feb 26 12:47:46 UTC 2010
On 26-2-2010 13:44, Gerrit Kühn wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 13:31:38 +0100 Gerrit Kühn
> <gerrit at pmp.uni-hannover.de> wrote about Re: em0 freezes on ZFS server:
> GK> JC> Note how close the "current" value is to that of "total". I'm not
> GK> JC> too surprised you're seeing what you are as a result of this.
> GK> JC> What on earth is this machine doing at all times?
> GK> Is there any way I could find out what is actually using these buffers?
> Sorry for replying to my own email:
> At least in my case I found out what is eating the buffers: nfsd does!
> The buffers stop increasing as soon as I stop nfsd. However, they start
> increasing as soon as I start nfsd again.
> Are there any ideas how to fix this? Downgrading back to 7-stable is not
> really an easy task as far as I know, and I need the server to run without
> having to reboot it once for twice a day...
Mine went up something like 200 mbufs, so that is not that significantly.
Let alone that I prefer not to do so, since the whole box is on ZFS.
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