On 11/13/2010 1:13 AM, Ian
What do the guests use for storage? (e.g. "blktap2 for VHD
Ah, if you're using loop it may be that you're just filling
memory with dirty pages. Older kernels certainly did this, not
sure about newer ones.
an iscsi mounted ext3 volume")
Simple sparse .img files on a local ext4 RAID volume, using
I'd be inclined to use blktap2 in raw file mode, with "aio:".
That makes sense. tap/tap2 didn't work for me in prior releases,
so I had to stick to file. It seems to work now (well,
tap2:tapdisk:aio does; tap:tapdisk:aio still doesn't), so I'll
switch everything over to it, and cross my fingers.