Description of problem: osd_max_pg_log_entries is not a hard upper limit for the pg log length. During recovery/backfill the pg log may end up growing considerably, and using a lot of memory.
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The length of the pg log can be observed from the output of ceph pg dump.
It can also be viewed in the OSD logs as "approx pg log length = ".
Pushed changes to ceph-3.2-rhel-patches
I have fixed a typo and added some information to the Doc Text.
Moving this to z1 in light of http://tracker.ceph.com/issues/36686.
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.
*** Bug 1644409 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***