On May 16, 2012, at 12:35 PM, "Paynter, Richard" 
<richard.payn...@infocrossing.com> wrote:

> Does anyone know what the minimum value for zfs_arc_max should be set to?  
> Does it depend on the amount of memory on the system, and – if so – is there 
> a formula, or percentage, to use to determine what the minimum value is?

It depends on the OS. In general, it is set to size of RAM - 1GB. For many 
Solaris releases, there is a bug that limits the effective use to 7/8 of RAM.

  -- richard

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