Proxmox memory bar separated by type


New Member
Apr 1, 2023
Is there any way to make memory bars colored by type of data that's stored in it? I mean, currently it shows you almost 100% of RAM if you use half of RAM by VM's and other half is ZFS cache.
My point is to separate bar into multiple colors to make it clear what is cached and what's not. Same thing applies to VM's. I have multiple VM's that cache data in RAM and it's almost permanently full, so I am not able to tell if it's actually critical memory state or "just cache".

Any ideas?
For the host this might work, for the guests not. PVE can only see what is presented to it by the QEMU guest agent and not all those implementations (Windows...) report how the guests RAM is used. When the guest agent isn't reporting what part of that used RAM is used for caching, PVE can't do anything...
So either someone would need to tell the QEMU guys upstream to add such a feature or the PVE team would need to develop their own guest agents.
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