Purely guessing - I haven't pulled out the doc or looked at the code, there would be no such check, and shouldn't be.
The memory cap says how much RAM a zone can have at any one time. When a zone reaches its cap, its resident set gets trimmed to the cap setting. If the amount of RAM belonging to a zone is limited to a smaller amount of RAM because the amount installed on the system is smaller, then the cap mechanism never gets invoked. My off-the-cuff take... Jim Nissen wrote: > Hi all, > Got a question from a customer, and can't seem to find an answer. Let's > say they have multiple zones, and are specifying physical memory caps on > all of them. If they have, say, 16GB of memory, is there anything that > will prevent them from telling each zone to use physical memory caps > over this amount? For instance, say they have five zones, and have 4GB > phys memory caps on all of them. Will zonecfg check to see that they > only have 16GB of memory installed, and prevent the last zonecfg from > using 4GB? > > Thanks, > Jim > _______________________________________________ > zones-discuss mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > -- Jeff Savit Principal Engineer Sun Microsystems, Inc. Phone: 732-537-3451 (x63451) 400 Atrium Drive Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Somerset, NJ 08873 http://blogs.sun.com/jsavit/ _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list email@example.com