On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 12:51:55AM -0400, Allan Jude wrote: > On 2018-04-10 09:56, Mark Johnston wrote: > > Author: markj > > Date: Tue Apr 10 13:56:06 2018 > > New Revision: 332365 > > URL: https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/332365 > > > > Log: > > Set zfs_arc_free_target to v_free_target. > > > > Page daemon output is now regulated by a PID controller with a setpoint > > of v_free_target. Moreover, the page daemon now wakes up regularly > > rather than waiting for a wakeup from another thread. This means that > > the free page count is unlikely to drop below the old > > zfs_arc_free_target value, and as a result the ARC was not readily > > freeing pages under memory pressure. Address the immediate problem by > > updating zfs_arc_free_target to match the page daemon's new behaviour. > > > > Reported and tested by: truckman > > Discussed with: jeff > > X-MFC with: r329882 > > Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D14994 > > > > On a somewhat unrelated note, can we rename this sysctl and change to be > counted in bytes? When users are tuning ZFS, every other ZFS value is in > bytes, not pages. > > Maybe keep the currently variable as it is, in pages, and adjust it by > dividing the user set value by the page size. > > The current name is great, but I wouldn't want anyone to end up setting > it to 4096x the value they actually want if we just changed it out from > under them.
Sure, any suggestions for what the new sysctl should be named? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/svn-src-head To unsubscribe, send any mail to "svn-src-head-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"