[Gluster-users] glusterfs using large amount of ram

Nithya Balachandran nbalacha at redhat.com
Wed Jun 20 03:20:09 UTC 2018

Hi Jim,

Which process is using up the memory? Please take a statedump of it at
intervals and send those across. See [1] for details on how to take and
read a statedump.


[1] https://docs.gluster.org/en/v3/Troubleshooting/statedump/

On 20 June 2018 at 00:49, Jim Kusznir <jim at palousetech.com> wrote:

> Hi:
> My monitoring system notified me that one of my glusterfs nodes is low on
> swap.  When I logged in, a glusterfs process for one of my volumes was
> using 66% of the systems' ram, top reported 28.4g virt, 20.8g RES, and 3704
> SHR.
> As far as I can tell, this should not be considered "normal".  What does
> this mean / how do I fix it?
> Thanks!
> --Jim
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