Machine unresponsive with cache_lock: blocked on... message
steve at sohara.org
Thu Mar 25 03:21:09 PDT 2010
On Tue, 23 Mar 2010 16:37:00 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon at apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
> :On Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:15:43 -0700 (PDT)
> :Matthew Dillon <dillon at 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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