Am 01.12.2017 um 03:41 schrieb Jason Tubnor:
> On 1 December 2017 at 08:29, Kai Gallasch < <>>
> wrote:
>     Hello.
>     Last day an apache 2.4 running inside a Debian9 linux bhyve VM locked up
>     on one of my servers (FreeBSD 11.1-RELENG, GENERIC kernel) overloading
>     the VM.
>     The VM uses a ZFS zvol blockdevice on top of a zpool, consisting of two
>     mirrored SSDs.
>     I was able to enter the VM through the bhyve console, kill and restart
>     the stuck apache process and regain stability inside the VM.
>     I found below output in the Linux dmesg and suspect the ext4 journaling
>     to be the culprit.
>     Has anyone experienced similar lockups running Linux inside a bhyve VM?
>     At the time when this happened there was no high I/O on the VM zpool.
> Have you set vfs.zfs.arc_max to a lower value to allow for bhyve head
> room?  How was the host system swap, did the host start to eat into it?
> I run a few guests with Ubuntu 16.04 but mainly use XFS for areas that
> aren't system related and haven't come across this issue.

Hello Jason.

My bhyve host server has 96GB RAM and all Linux VMs together are
allocated 20GB. I now have set vfs.zfs.arc_max to 64G to see if other
lockups occur.


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