memory issues

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    Hi there! I fighting the following problem, when I start the VM and I try to install Windows Server 2022 through the official .ISO image, the installation freezes after loading the files here: Furthermore, it causes a memory leak into the VM: I'm not able to install Windows Server, and...
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    PVE uses 80% of memory

    Hi everyone, I have a server with 2 x 1TB storage - raid 1, 64GB of ram, AMD 5600G CPU. I created 1 VM where i use cPanel with 16 GB ram, and i can see that the PVE host jumped up to 80% (almost 50GB) RAM usage. What can cause this? I went through the forum posts and i see this can be just...
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    High committed memory

    Hello, We have a Dell server running with Proxmox 8. The server has 64GB RAM. 1st VM has 36GB RAM 2nd VM has 16GB RAM 3rd VM has 4GB RAM Checkmk showed that there is a high memory usage on the server. I have noticed in the Proxmox shell that VMs uses high Virtual memory than allocated...
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    [SOLVED] Proxmox - RAM usage

    How much in theory PVE 8 requires RAM for its own usage? It runs on 1 TB SSD with ZFS. If I remember it correctly, the rule of thumb says: 1TB of storage equals to 1GB of RAM usage for ZFS based system... I have on server with 32 GB of RAM and mentioned above drive installed Proxmox 8 with 3x...
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    Proxmox on Ryzen 2400G APU Shows wrong memory amount

    Hi Guys, I am having a problem with Proxmox reporting the wrong amount of system memory. The machine has 32 GB installed but only shows 3. I'm not sure if this is an APU issue but the memory shows up both in the bios and in dmidecode -t memory. However proxmox only sees 3gb and will not let me...
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    PVE node mem in used where?

    PVE 8.0.3 All the VM mem totality is 10GiB,the other 30+ mem how used it? Please help me to figuer out this issue. Thanks a lot!
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    Is RAID1 good for performance?

    Hello, I have 1 SSD 256GB, 2 HDDs each with 1TB. I did a software RAID 1 using only the HDD through proxmox environment. It is ZFS filesystem. Imported a vm (4GB RAM). It uses 12GB of RAM. I wanted to host three websites and considering each has 4GB RAM it looks like the RAM will be used...


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