Subject: Re: NetBSD crashing under high memory usage
To: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
From: Wojciech Puchar <email@example.com>
Date: 04/05/2004 19:58:18
> Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > it happens (mostly observed) when squid -k rotate is started and 150MB
> > squid process travels it's all VM space to write cache directory to
> > /var/spool/squid/swap.state.
> > it's not complete crash, i still can ping machine, routing/NAT still
> > works, but anything else.
> OK, so it's not crash as in panic, good. If you wait a while,
> does it recover? The machine might be just thrashing. Turning
unfortunately not. no disk I/O and stall. (3 hours now after crashed)
> softdeps on for the squid cache filesystem might help ...
one filesystem, softdep and noatime on.
in an hour i will send all kernel config, and average state as top and
and sysctl.conf but changing vm.filemin/max/bufcache/anonmax doesn't
change things at all.
it's that kernel
NetBSD chylonia.3miasto.net 1.6ZK NetBSD 1.6ZK
but older doesn't work too anyway...same effects