Vmtasks Is Consuming More CPU Resources
Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Since Solaris 10U6 depending on the number of CPUs many processes named vmtasks are visible in the ps output ps -eo 'comm,pid,time,etime'
addr zone user s pri pid ppid pcpu pmem vsz rss time nlwp etime psr args Diff
60056a30c88 global root S 0 4 0 0.1 0.0 0 0 14:00 64 03:31:09 - vmtasks
60056a30c88 global root S 0 4 0 0.1 0.0 0 0 14:16 64 03:36:16 - vmtasks 16
The purpose of this document is to help to explain customers doubts that the processes vmtasks consumes no system resources. This document is not intended to explain technical details in academic manner. The following questions may be answered as follows.
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