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

Shane Ambler FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz
Mon Jul 16 03:41:22 UTC 2018

On 16/07/2018 01:21, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 14, 2018 at 03:11:21PM +0930, Shane Ambler wrote:
>> 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 -
>> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=229764
> Does this affect 11.2-RELEASE? Is it new?
> I've got a machine with 8GB memory that I need to not fall over after an
> upgrade from 11.1-RELEASE.

It is no different between any recent system releases. You shouldn't see
any difference between 11.1 and 11.2 in this matter.

If you are willing to buildworld, I would suggest looking at
For me, I see much better memory use and less swapping, improvements
from this should prevent wired amounts being an issue.

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Shane Ambler

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