[OmniOS-discuss] Omnios: can't start as many kvm's as I thought due to memory pressure

Jan Vlach janus at volny.cz
Thu Mar 9 08:55:14 UTC 2017

Hi Pieter,

Can you make your swapfile 96G or larger? 

If I recall correctly, KVM needs all it's RAM backed up by swap, because
of fragmentation and other reasons. 


On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 06:34:11AM +0000, pieter van puymbroeck wrote:
> Hello Jan,
> $ swap -sh                           
> total: 52G allocated + 100M reserved = 53G used, 8.8G available
> $
> This is when 7 machines are running. 
> I face the issue when starting the 8th one.
> Br
> Pieter
> Verstuurd vanaf mijn iPhone

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