Re: [RFC] respect the referenced bit of KVM guest pages?

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Mon Aug 31 2009 - 16:10:29 EST

Dike, Jeffrey G wrote:
This will be because the VM does not start aging pages
from the active to the inactive list unless there is
some memory pressure.

Which is the reason I gave the VM a puny amount of memory.
> We know the thing is under memory pressure because I've been
> complaining about page discards.

Page discards by the host, which are invisible to the guest

The guest OS thinks it has enough pages. The host disagrees
and swaps out some guest memory.
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