8.0-R-p2 ZFS: unixbench causing kmem exhaustion panic

Doug Poland doug at polands.org
Thu Jan 14 14:38:17 UTC 2010

On Thu, January 14, 2010 03:17, Ivan Voras wrote:
> Doug Poland wrote:
>>> Ok, I re-ran with same config, but this time monitoring the
>>> sysctls you requested* ( and the rest I was watching ):
>> I failed to mention that
>> kstat.zfs.misc.arcstats.size
>> seemed to fluctuate between about 164,000,00 and 180,000,000 bytes
>> during this last run
> Is that with or without panicking?
with a panic

> If the system did panic then it looks like the problem is a memory
> leak somewhere else in the kernel, which you could confirm by
> monitoring vmstat -z.
I'll give that a try.  Am I looking for specific items in vmstat -z?
arc*, zil*, zfs*, zio*?  Please advise.


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