Subject: Re: PR/34293 CVS commit: src/sys/dev
To: None <email@example.com>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/05/2006 21:53:09
> > while vndthread is working on behalf of the pagedaemon here,
> > it is not a pagedaemon. so it can't get special treatment for pagedaemon
> > from buffer cache etc and can deadlock.
> In my case it is definitely not working on behalf of the pagedaemon.
did you have plenty of free memory? it wasn't clear from the PR.
you said "separate pool for nested I/O buffers" worked.
it made me think you were low of memory, given that getiobuf() is not
related to buffer cache watermarks.