On Thu, 17 May 2012, Paul Kraus wrote:
Why are you trying to tune the ARC as _low_ as possible? In my experience the ARC gives up memory readily for other uses. The only place I _had_ to tune the ARC in production was a couple systems running an app that checks for free memory _before_ trying to allocate it. If the ARC has all but 1 GB in use, the app (which is looking for
On my system I adjusted the ARC down due to running user-space applications with very bursty short-term large memory usage. Reducing the ARC assured that there would be no contention between zfs ARC and the applications.
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