zfs arc and amount of wired memory

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Wed Feb 8 12:15:57 UTC 2012

On Wed, 08 Feb 2012 16:31:44 +0600 "Eugene M. Zheganin"
<emz at norma.perm.ru> wrote:

> swap_pager: indefinite wait buffer
> Since it's swapping on zvol, it looks to me like it could be the 
> mentioned in another thread here ("Swap on zvol - recommendable?") 
> resource starvation issue; may be it happens faster when the ARC
> isn't limited.
> So I want to ask - how to report it and what should I include in such
> pr ?

I can't remember to have seen any mention of SWAP on ZFS being safe
now. So if nobody can provide a reference to a place which tells that
the problems with SWAP on ZFS are fixed:
 1. do not use SWAP on ZFS
 2. see 1.
 3. check if you see the same problem without SWAP on ZFS (btw. see 1.)


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