Packet loss every 30.999 seconds

David G Lawrence dg at
Wed Dec 19 07:48:58 PST 2007

> Try it with "find / -type f >/dev/null" to duplicate the problem almost
> instantly.

   FreeBSD used to have some code that would cause vnodes with no cached
pages to be recycled quickly (which would have made a simple find
ineffective without reading the files at least a little bit). I guess
that got removed when the size of the vnode pool was dramatically


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