Obsolete in the Solaris 10 release.
0 to MAXINT
No. Loaded into shmmni field of shminfo structure.
The amount of space consumed by the maximum possible number of data structures to support System V shared memory is checked against 25% of the currently available kernel memory at the time the module is loaded. If the memory consumed is too large, the attempt to load the module fails.
When the system limits are too low. Generally changed on the recommendation of software vendors.