[vbox-dev] Memory-Question

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Mon Aug 17 11:51:44 GMT 2009


On Sunday 16 August 2009, Thomas Trepper wrote:
> I want to show some menory-information:
> * maximum memory (allowed to allocate for the guest)

The algorithm for this check is implemented in the GUI code.
Currently we request the amount of physical installed RAM on
the host and disallow to use more than 75% of it for a VM.
The method 'MemorySize' of 'IHost' returns the amount of
memory installed on the host.

> * currently used memory (by the guest)

This is currently not possible as we don't do any accounting

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert    Sun Microsystems, Inc.    www.sun.com
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