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re: VFS reclaims are scarce on netbsd-6

> Thor Lancelot Simon <> wrote:
> > So what?  If the memory is wanted for something else, it will be
> > reclaimed.  How does this differ from any other filesystem?  In
> > fact, this memory seems to me more likely to be effectively reclaimed
> > than that holding other vnodes, because (unless you've done something
> > to stop it) the server process is, unlike in-kernel holders of vnodes,
> > eligible to be paged...
> But that means perfused needs to get unlimited rlimits for RLIMIT_AS and
> RLIMIT_DATA (and perhaps RLIMIT_RSS?). Is that acceptable?

RLIMIT_AS is already unlimited, and since malloc(3) uses that you
shouldn't be hitting any resource limits.

are you seeing problems besides the memory usage?


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