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Re: Machine unresponsive with cache_lock: blocked on... message

From: "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 10:19:30 +0000

On Tue, 23 Mar 2010 16:37:00 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon@apollo.backplane.com> wrote:

> :On Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:15:43 -0700 (PDT)
> :Matthew Dillon <dillon@apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
> :
> :>     You can change the VM paging targets.  You can try reducing
> :>     vm.stats.vm.v_inactive_target.  Those values are in pages.  Do
> :>     not make it too small.
> :
> :	Apparently it's read only - boot time setting only ?
>     Ooops, wrong sysctl.  Use sysctl vm.v_inactive_target.  Don't make
>     it any smaller than 1/4 vm.stats.vm.v_page_count.

	That's better, it still pushed a load out to swap overnight but
much less of it needed to come back. I suppose this box with *only* 1.5GB
is showing it's age.

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