>> Can anyone, in lamens (ex linux) terms explain the differences between
>> virtual/swap/rss/size/physical etc or recomend a good
>I don't know Linux terms, so I'll define terms for this conversation:
>* physical memory: RAM, memory chips
>* VM (virtual memory): the total memory space available, both in RAM and
> on disk
* swap: the amount of disk space set aside to copy physical memory to when
copying it out of RAM
* rss: Resident Set Size - the part of a process address space which is
currently resident in RAM
* size: The total address space used by a process
* physical - various definitions, most common one i've seen is the total
amount of RAM in the system. Also refered to as 'real' in some places
And a link I found that might be of some use:
>The terms in zonecfg are:
>* set physical= this is what I am calling "physical memory"
>* set swap= this is VM - the total address space available to the
>So if you want to limit the zone's processes to 384MB of VM and 128MB of
>If you already have added these, you must use "select capped-memory"
>of "add capped-memory".
>Does that help?
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