[PVE-User] Windows7, memory ballooning, ksm, weird memory consumption
elacunza at binovo.es
Tue Dec 9 09:47:09 CET 2014
This may be due to Windows zeroing memory on boot.
What memory usage do you have on Proxmox node? It there is 20% RAM free,
then KSM won't hunt the rest of zeroed memory pages, nor will reclaim
the memory the balloon driver (is it installed?)
On 07/12/14 19:55, Pongrácz István wrote:
> I have a strange issue with the latest PVE and windows 7.
> The problem is the huge memory reservation and opposite memory
> reports. Only one windows7 is running without any usage, but the
> memory consumption is huge, including ksm.
> The memory config for the windows7 VM: 2GB (min.) / 22GB (max.)
> Processor config: 4 (1 socket, 4 cores) [Nehalem]
> VM status reports: Memory usage: Total 22GB ; Used: 1.86GB
> PVE RAM usage: Total: 31.39GB; Used: 23.02GB; KSM: 8.22GB
> The used memory inside the VM is the same as the VM reports, around
> So, I do not really understand the situation.
> What do you think about this kind of memory usage? Is this normal?
> I use zfs on linux, I checked the memory configuration of it (arc
> limited to 2GB), so, we can forget the zfs as problem source.
> Any idea?
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