Re: Inactive vs ZFS ARC memory priority

From: Marko Turk <>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 08:30:49 UTC
On Fri, Mar 25, 2022 at 02:06:55PM +0100, Marko Turk wrote:
> Why is old data in Inactive higher priority than new data in ARC?

I did some more tests, and I can't get ARC to push Inactive out.

The only workaround I found is to start a program that allocates a lot
of memory, then Inactive is pushed out and ARC is allowed to grow.

Is there any other workaround that I can do?