ZFS Crash

Larry Rosenman ler at lerctr.org
Fri May 29 19:08:17 UTC 2009

On Fri, 29 May 2009, Kip Macy wrote:

> I'm fairly certain I know what the problem is. The (de)compress
> functions allocate their own memory completely independently of the
> arc limits. The allocations are blocking so the system will try to
> page in attempt to provide the requested memory.
> Cheers,
> Kip
Is there anything else I can supply?  Is the minute-by-minute
vmstat info useful?  Should I keep running it?

I'm willing to be a guinea pig for code changes.

Larry Rosenman                     http://www.lerctr.org/~ler
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