When will ZFS become stable?

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Sun Jan 6 14:50:04 PST 2008

Robert Watson wrote:

> Actually, with mbuma, this has changed -- mbufs are now allocated from 
> the general kernel map.  Pipe buffer memory and a few other things are 
> still allocated from separate maps, however.  In fact, this was one of 
> the known issues with the introduction of large cluster sizes without 
> resource limits: address space and memory use were potentially 
> unbounded, so Randall recently properly implemented the resource limits 
> on mbuf clusters of large sizes.

Is this related to reported panics with ZFS and a heavy network load 
(NFS mostly)?

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