FreeBSD 8.1-Prerelease Panic amd64 w/ZFS..

Bruce Cran bruce at
Fri May 28 14:09:34 UTC 2010

On 28/05/2010 14:45, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> It is?  On amd64, vm.kmem_size (not vm.kmem_size_max) is what has to be
> increased.  I can point folks to the "official" statement from pjd@ and
> some others if need be.  For a very long time I questioned this because
> for an even longer amount of time we were being told to increase
> vm.kmem_size_max.

It seems the wiki should probably be updated - it still says 8.0 and 
9-CURRENT shouldn't require
tuning - says:
"FreeBSD 7.2+ has improved kernel memory allocation strategy and no 
tuning may be necessary on systems with more than 2 GB of RAM."

Bruce Cran

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