On Tue, 6 Mar 2018 08:40-0800, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
> > On Mon, 5 Mar 2018 14:39-0600, Larry Rosenman wrote:
> > > Upgraded to:
> > >
> > > FreeBSD borg.lerctr.org 12.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT #11 r330385:
> > > Sun Mar 4 12:48:52 CST 2018
> > > r...@borg.lerctr.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/amd64.amd64/sys/VT-LER amd64
> > > +1200060 1200060
> > >
> > > Yesterday, and I'm seeing really strange slowness, ARC use, and SWAP use
> > > and swapping.
> > >
> > > See http://www.lerctr.org/~ler/FreeBSD/Swapuse.png
> > I see these symptoms on stable/11. One of my servers has 32 GiB of
> > RAM. After a reboot all is well. ARC starts to fill up, and I still
> > have more than half of the memory available for user processes.
> > After running the periodic jobs at night, the amount of wired memory
> > goes sky high. /etc/periodic/weekly/310.locate is a particular nasty
> > one.
> I would like to find out if this is the same person I have
> reporting this problem from another source, or if this is
> a confirmation of a bug I was helping someone else with.
> Have you been in contact with Michael Dexter about this
> issue, or any other forum/mailing list/etc?
No, it wasn't me.
> If not then we have at least 2 reports of this unbound
> wired memory growth, if so hopefully someone here can
> take you further in the debug than we have been able
> to get.
> > Limiting the ARC to, say, 16 GiB, has no effect of the high amount of
> > wired memory. After a few more days, the kernel consumes virtually all
> > memory, forcing processes in and out of the swap device.
> Our experience as well.
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