[ILUG] xen and freeing up RAM
mariconor at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 11:47:24 IST 2008
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 11:41 AM, Stephen Burke <steviewdr at skynet.ie> wrote:
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> On Tue, 15 Apr 2008, Conor Wynne wrote:
> > One thing which is bugging me, when you shutdown a xen VM, shutdown the
> > domain, and even stop the xen daemons, the memory allocated to the vm is
> > still not freed up.
> Did you try recreating the VM to see if it takes the memory back? I.e. is
> the memory still been used somewhere or is it just that it appears not be be
> freed up?
If I xm create the vm, then it uses that same memory again. If I xm destroy
it, then create a NEW vm, more memory is taken away.
It doesn't seen right to me...
> Although its not required, I use the following option in:
> kernel /boot/xen-3.0-i386.gz dom0_mem=128000
> That forces dom0 only to use 128MB.
Checking mine.... nothing set... I'll set it now and re-test...
> Steve Burke
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