On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 6:25 PM, Anne Moore <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi All
> I have a major issue with my OpenSolaris 10 sparc box.
> I have 16GB of RAM on the box. Every one of my zones see's this 16GB of RAM
> and so I can only run 3 Oracle zones (because Oracle must use 50% of the
> total ram it sees, and it can't be changed.)
> Here's my question: Is there any way in a non-global zone that I can make
> that non-global zone see only the partial amount of RAM installed on the
> server? Say, can I make the non-global zone see 8 GB of RAM, instead of the
> 16GB that is installed on server?
If you are Solaris 10 Update 4 (8/07) or at least have recent patches
installed you can set various parameters that can be useful.
zonecfg:my-zone3> add capped-memory
zonecfg:my-zone3:capped-memory> set physical=50m
zonecfg:my-zone3:capped-memory> set swap=100m
(prstat and rcapd are much better about counting memory
now, but I would still contend that if rcapd has to do any
work it will induce poor performance across all workloads)
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