Memory usage

dpearceFL

Member
Jun 1, 2020
70
3
13
64
I'm sure this has a simple answer but it escapes me. I noticed my VMs were running slow and partially unresponsive. Once I have all of the VMs stopped, the memory usage graph showed this:
1672864203071.png
The PVE host has only been running 8 hours.

Once I rebooted it and with no VMs running, I get this:
1672864570562.png

How can I track down where the memory is going?
 
I am using ZFS so it's maybe the ZFS cache, but would it consume so much memory as to impact PVE? Seems like a real con to using ZFS...
 

About

The Proxmox community has been around for many years and offers help and support for Proxmox VE, Proxmox Backup Server, and Proxmox Mail Gateway.
We think our community is one of the best thanks to people like you!

Get your subscription!

The Proxmox team works very hard to make sure you are running the best software and getting stable updates and security enhancements, as well as quick enterprise support. Tens of thousands of happy customers have a Proxmox subscription. Get yours easily in our online shop.

Buy now!