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Solaris 10 System Administration Exam Prep: Exam CX-310-202, Part II by Bill Calkins

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2. Virtual File Systems, Swap Space, and Core Dumps

Objectives

The following test objectives for exam CX 310-202 are covered in this chapter:

Explain virtual memory concepts and, given a scenario, configure and manage swap space.

The Solaris operating environment can use disk space, called swap areas or swap space, for temporary memory storage when a system does not have enough physical memory to handle currently running processes. A system’s memory requirements change, and you must be knowledgeable in swap space management in order to monitor these resources and make ongoing adjustments, as needed.

Manage crash dumps and core file behaviors.

You can configure the creation and storage of crash dump and core files, depending on the requirement. ...

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