Changes in vfs.zfs.arc_max on 13
avg at FreeBSD.org
Wed May 12 06:40:26 UTC 2021
On 11/05/2021 20:09, Pete Wright via freebsd-fs wrote:
> The next issue I am seeing is that when setting this variable the example from
> the handbook states you can do something similar to this (section 184.108.40.206):
> This throws an error on my system:
> $ sudo sysctl vfs.zfs.arc_max=2048M
> sysctl: invalid unsigned long '2048M'
> $ sudo sysctl vfs.zfs.arc_max=2G
> sysctl: invalid unsigned long '2G'
> Using the human unfriendly form works though:
> $ sudo sysctl vfs.zfs.arc.max="2000000000"
> vfs.zfs.arc.max: 0 -> 2000000000
> Is this a bug, or would it be best to also update the documentation accordingly
> to reflect this? Personally I like the old behavior as it's easier on my eyes.
Are you sure that that is a recipe for sysctl?
It looks like it was for loader.conf.
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