Discrepancy in Freemem and Available Swap on Solaris Systems Configured without Physical Swap (Doc ID 1012111.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

When a system is configured with no physical swap partition or swap file, one expects available swap to be the same as available physical memory. It is not true due to several reasons as described in this article. 

Cause

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