Why is zfs_arc_min defaulting to 1/8 of memory and how to fix it? (Doc ID 1641341.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This addresses the observation of why is the ARC min(zfs_arc_min) might be set to 1/8th of physical memory.

Solution

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