The total cap of all booted zones can exceed the available ram on the
system. physical memory caps are not reservations. They do not guarantee
any minimum about of physical memory to a zone.
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 08:07:26PM -0500, 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?
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