On Sun 04 Nov 2007 at 07:29PM, Mike Gerdts wrote:
> > ZONEID    NPROC  SWAP   RSS MEMORY      TIME  CPU  ZONE
> >      5       37  270M  121M   9.5%   0:01:12 2.1%  www
> >      4       35  330M   80M   6.3%   0:03:58 3.8%  helix
> >      0       49   68M   93M   7.3%   0:37:10 0.8%  global
> >      3       28   37M   53M   4.1%   0:23:21 0.7%  icecast1
> >
> > so according to prstat apache is still using about 1g of swap+memory and
> > more RSS that the zones is?

> In the not too distant past, prstat would naively sum the RSS of all
> the processes in the zone and say that was the RSS for the zone.  This
> can gave ridiculous results when you had something like oracle with an
> hundreds of processes mapping an SGA (shared memory segment) that was
> many gigabytes in size.  I've seen large systems say that tens of
> terabytes of RAM were in use when the systems (obviously) had less
> than a terabyte of RAM.

Right-- and thankfully, in the build he'd running, that isn't the case
any more.  You're seeing an accurate measure of RSS.

At least from this measurement, this looks like an OK system.  Your RSS
is well below the total amount of RAM you said the system has...

        -dp

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Daniel Price - Solaris Kernel Engineering - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - blogs.sun.com/dp
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