Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Solaris x64/x86 Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The physical memory assigned to a kernel zone is allocated in its entirety when the zone boots. The memory allocated is for the exclusive use of the kernel zone. Once a kernel zone is booted, all of the memory specified in the capped-memory resource appears to be in use to the host operating system.
Also, as the name implies, Kernel zones runs their own kernel and therefore their own ZFS subsystem.
This Document will explain how to configure and limit the memory used by the zfs ARC in both the global and kernel zones.
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