11 mars 2010

Reclaiming idle memory

In the “CPU/MEM Reservation Behavior” article there was a lively discussion going on between Chris Huss(vmtrainers.com) and myself. I think the following comment by Chris more or less summarizes the discussionI wasn’t aware that the balloon driver was involved with the Mem.IdleTax. I haven’t seen any documentation stating this…and assumed that the VMkernel just stopped mapping idle memory for the VM without letting it know. If the VM needed the memory again, the VMkernel would just re-map it. I can be totally wrong about this, but... [Lire la suite]
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