10.2-Beta i386..what's wrong..?

Michelle Sullivan michelle at sorbs.net
Fri Jul 24 11:01:08 UTC 2015

Glen Barber wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 02:54:00AM +0200, Michelle Sullivan wrote:
>> Actually I'm quite sucessfully running zfs on i386 (in a VM) ... here's
>> the trick (which leads me to suspect ARC handling as the problem) - when
>> I get to 512M of kernel space or less than 1G of RAM available system
>> wide, I export/import the zfs pool...  Using this formula I have uptimes
>> of months... I haven't yet tried the 'ARC patch' that was proposed
>> recently...
> Which FreeBSD version is this?  Things changed since 10.1-RELEASE and
> what will be 10.2-RELEASE enough that I can't even get a single-disk ZFS
> system (in VirtualBox) to boot on i386.  During 10.1-RELEASE testing,
> I only saw problems with multi-disk setup (mirror, raidzN), but the
> FreeBSD kernel grew since 10.1-RELEASE, so this is not unexpected.

9.2-i386 and 9.3-i386 - I don't run 10 on anything.

Michelle Sullivan

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