Disk/ZFS activity crash on 11.2-STABLE [SOLVED]

Shane Ambler FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz
Sat Jul 14 05:41:32 UTC 2018

On 14/07/2018 04:52, Mike Tancsa wrote:
> On 7/13/2018 3:10 PM, Jim Long wrote:
>> It appears that limiting the ARC size did it.  The 'zfs send -R' was
>> able to complete with ARC limited to 50G, and a second run with a 60G
>> ARC limit also completed.
> Great! I am glad that helped. Its helpful to me too as I have some
> systems I am upgrading to RELENG_11 from RELENG_10 soon.  I was aware of
> this particular issue, but was worried perhaps your crashes were related
> to something else I might run into :)

To add my 2c -

I recently realised that the arc_max defaults allow all ram to be
allocated as wired, which is bad.

arc_max should not be set higher than physical ram - max_wired - buffer

It is time I put this into a bug report -

FreeBSD - the place to B...Storing Data

Shane Ambler

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