Do we have a CPUTYPE=native and/or generic stability problem?

Olivier Smedts olivier at
Mon Nov 5 09:51:12 UTC 2012

Le lundi 5 novembre 2012, Olivier Smedts a écrit :

> Le lundi 5 novembre 2012, Olivier Smedts a écrit :
>> Le dimanche 4 novembre 2012, Alexander Leidinger a écrit :
>> The machine has 12 MB RAM (no swap configured), after nearly a day
>>> uptime it looks like this:
>>> ---snip---
>>> Mem: 348M Active, 599M Inact, 9281M Wired, 264K Cache, 1548M Free
>>> ARC: 7117M Total, 1607M MRU, 3996M MFU, 934K Anon, 208M Header, 1307M
>>> Other
>>> ---snip---
>>> I would not expect an internal compiler error when I run out of RAM.
>> Not related, but I think you should configure
> least a little swap (sorry, damn "smart"-phone). When under memory
> pressure, ZFS sometimes don't have time to evict ARC memory and some MBs
> are written to swap instead of waiting. No real technical details
>, I'll leave it to ZFS or VM gurus, but I always have few dozens of
MBs of my swap used even if I have lots of memory. And I promise my next
reply will be made on a real computer, not on a too small touch interface
with an editor which tries to replace all your english words by some of
your mother tongue words. Sorry for triple posting.

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