12TB GEOM stripe, newfs, then fsck: cannot alloc 768053748 bytes
tshadwick at goinet.com
Wed Jun 8 15:45:40 GMT 2005
On Wed, 8 Jun 2005, Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
> Frantisek Rysanek wrote:
>> I thought "fsck" would be a plausible benchmarking tool.
>> -bash-2.05b# fsck_ufs /dev/stripe/data
>> ** /dev/stripe/data
>> cannot alloc 768053748 bytes for blockmap
>> ***** FILE SYSTEM MARKED DIRTY *****
>> After a forced mount, the 12TB volume works fine. It just can't be fsck'ed.
> Do you have MAXDSIZ set in your kernel? And what about any limits?
> e.g. I have options MAXDSIZ=(1024UL*1024*1024)
> and "limit memoryuse unlimited"
> which is all my 1Gb physical memory. The default is a mere 512Mb. You
> might need users to be limited to a bit less, but I don't have any of them
Whoa.....wait a sec there.
Did I just understand you right, or did you just say that the default
amount of RAM that FreeBSD allows in the kernel is 512MB without throwing
that switch at compile time????
Aw crap. If you're right, you just explained one of the grander mysteries
I'm experiencing with one of my boxes that keeps experiencing symptoms of
running out of RAM....
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