[pve-devel] [PATCH docs] document ballooning for fixed memory size

Dominik Csapak d.csapak at proxmox.com
Mon Jan 9 11:02:25 CET 2017

Signed-off-by: Dominik Csapak <d.csapak at proxmox.com>
dietmar: please also update the screenshot from the vm wizard
 qm.adoc | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/qm.adoc b/qm.adoc
index 85b939a..b5d3213 100644
--- a/qm.adoc
+++ b/qm.adoc
@@ -275,6 +275,15 @@ host.
 When choosing a *fixed size memory* {pve} will simply allocate what you
 specify to your VM.
+Even when using a fixed memory size, the ballooning device gets added to the
+VM, because it delivers useful information.
+To completely disable the ballooning device in the VM, simply uncheck
+*Ballooning* or set
+ balloon: 0
+in the configuration.
 .Automatic Memory Allocation
 [thumbnail="gui-create-vm-memory-dynamic.png", float="left"]

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