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Re: netbsd-5 deadlocks when memory is low


> YAMAMOTO Takashi <> wrote:
>> because those requests have ended up in your file server which is
>> waiting for page daemon and thus deadlock?  just a wild guess, though.
> So the right fix would be to have a uvm.user_paging count for pages from
> non kernel FS, and exclude that count from the test?

i'm not sure if i want to call it the right fix.

but yes, i think it works if your system have enough pages which
pagedaemon can free regardless of the state of your file server.
eg. clean pages, pages backed by other filesystems, etc.


> -- 
> Emmanuel Dreyfus

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