[SunHELP] Limiting CPUs in Solaris 10 non-global zones

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 06:29:37 CST 2010

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 7:21 AM, Ronald Gilchrist <unixrescue at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Richard Skelton
> <Richard.Skelton at infineon.com> wrote:
>> http://hub.opensolaris.org/bin/view/Community+Group+zones/faq#HSection3ResourceManagementPerformance
> So to confirm: if I defined a processor set with two CPUs and bound it
> to a resource pool, then created a zone which was set to use that
> resource pool, the applications running in that zone/container will
> only "see" that set of (2) processors.
> >From what I've read, a CPU in this sense could be a 'core' in a
> quad-core, single-socket cpu.
> Is this correct?


For example, I have a 4 cpu V480. One zone is limited to 1 cpu, and
you only "see" 1 processor:

# psrinfo -pv
The physical processor has 1 virtual processor (0)
  UltraSPARC-III+ (portid 0 impl 0x15 ver 0x23 clock 900 MHz)

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