kern/52425: kern.maxvnodes cannot limit the number of vnodes in
das at FreeBSD.ORG
Thu May 22 04:10:15 PDT 2003
The following reply was made to PR kern/52425; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Schultz <das at FreeBSD.ORG>
To: Masachika ISHIZUKA <ishizuka at ish.org>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.ORG
Subject: Re: kern/52425: kern.maxvnodes cannot limit the number of vnodes in use
Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 04:06:33 -0700
On Mon, May 19, 2003, Masachika ISHIZUKA wrote:
> I have mank a disk that has many (more than ten millions) hard links
> and /etc/periodic/weekly/310.locate makes this machine slow down
> extremely. The usage of vnode is as follows.
> kern.maxvnodes: 134882
> kern.minvnodes: 33720
> debug.numvnodes: 375907
> debug.wantfreevnodes: 25
> debug.freevnodes: 27046
> I think kern.maxvnodes should limit the debug.numvnodes.
Tor Egge addressed this issue in rev 18.104.22.168 of
src/sys/kern/vfs_subr.c. Can you please verify that
the symptoms you are experiencing are gone in -STABLE?
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