[vbox-dev] How to test memory ballloon ?

Hans de Goede hdegoede at redhat.com
Sun Aug 6 13:13:28 UTC 2017


On 25-07-17 12:01, Andreas Löffler wrote:
> Hello Hans,
> please have a look at the manual, section 4.9.1 "Memory ballooning" and
> commands like
> VBoxManage controlvm "VM name" guestmemoryballoon <n>
> VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" --guestmemoryballoon <n>
> There is also a frontend called VBoxBalloonCtrl in our tree which can be
> used to control those values. This also could act as an example about
> how to use ballooning / the API.
> Hope this helps,

Yes that was very helpful. Thank you.

Now that I know there is such a good manual I also managed to
test the heartbeat functionality without needing to ask for help :)



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