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When is setting the tunable metaslab_df_free_pct appropriate? (Doc ID 1503020.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/09 U8 to 10 9/10 U9 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

What is the variable metaslab_df_free_pct used for, what is the impact, when should it be modified and how?

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 What is the purpose of the variable metaslab_df_free_pct?
 When should the variable metaslab_df_free_pct be modified?
 Why was this variable introduced in S10U8?
 How can I check which allocation strategy is currently used on my system?
 How can I check the value of metaslab_df_free_pct?
 How can I change the tunable metaslab_df_free_pct?


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