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From: Francois Tigeot <ftigeot@wolfpond.org>
Subject: Re: Machine unresponsive with cache_lock: blocked on... message
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 20:07:08 +0100
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On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 11:24:35AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     Definitely try raising sysctl vfs.vm_cycle_point as Sam suggested.  This
>     can be done on a live system.  I would like to try to avoid ripping
>     up the buffer cache this close to release.

I can understand that.

>     Try setting it to 40 (it defaults to 23).  The max value is 64
>     which will effectively put all non-memory-mapped file data on the
>     inactive queue, including any data which is repeatedly accessed.

Done. I raised it previously to 30 (I think) and still had a crash.

FWIW, this machine is also running a postgres server.

Francois Tigeot

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