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From Remi Bergsma <RBerg...@schubergphilis.com>
Subject Re: Discuss reserving memory on KVM hypervisors ref: CLOUDSTACK-8678
Date Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:41:09 GMT
Making the agent property work (host.reserved.mem.mb) would be awesome! On labs you can then
set it to something low. 

Let me know if you need help with testing!

Thanks, Remi 

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> On 29 Aug 2015, at 07:49, Erik Weber <terbolous@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Make it configurable to enable/disable the check? Or even the size.
> 
> For labs etc you might not have or want that much to spare.
> 
> 
> Erik
> 
> Den lørdag 29. august 2015 skrev Josh Harshman <Josh.Harshman@intrinium.com>
> følgende:
> 
>> Wido -
>> Looks like the problem resides in the logic that does the detection of the
>> host resources.  It looks like most, if not all, the KVM host detection
>> occurs in the LibvirtComputingResource class.  Here I can modify it so it
>> will take the value stored in dom0MinMem into account when calculating the
>> ram available.
>> 
>> I've forked the repo and am working on a fix.
>> Does anyone have anything to add?  Suggestions?
>> 
>> ________________________________________
>> From: Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl <javascript:;>>
>> Sent: Friday, August 28, 2015 12:38 AM
>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org <javascript:;>
>> Subject: Re: Discuss reserving memory on KVM hypervisors ref:
>> CLOUDSTACK-8678
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Josh Harshman
>> Cloud Engineer
>> 
>> Intrinium
>> 
>>> On 27-08-15 18:36, Josh Harshman wrote:
>>> In a KVM cluster, CloudStack sees 100% of the compute node's RAM and
>> treats it as allocatable space which eventually leads to OOM killing guests.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> There is an agent property named host.reserved.mem.mb which is able to
>> be set in the agent.properties file and passed to the management server.
>> This value is stored as dom0MinMem, however, it appears to be ignored.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> If we could tweak the host capacity calculation and have it take this
>> into account, I believe that would be ideal.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Side note: the variable dom0MinMem is declared as an int and can be
>> overflowed. Suggested change would be make it a long and add a check
>> especially if we are going to make this a configurable parameter.
>> 
>> Yes, that seems like a sane thing to do. We should be able to say that
>> eg 8GB of memory should stay available for the HV.
>> 
>> Don't know where the problem lies though. A PR is welcome :)
>> 
>> Wido
>> 
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>>> 
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