Ticket #7978 (closed task: fixed)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

guest uses all of hosts ram

Reported by: rexxxlo Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 3.2.8 Keywords: ram usage
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux


i have ubuntu 10.10 as the host 4 gigs of ocz ram 6 core amd processor asrock 890 delux fx4 motherboard 7 hdd total one 32g ssd for the os and a slew of odd drives for the storage

when running vb the guest slowly consumes all of my ram including the 1.3 gig swap drive

xp 64 bit is the guest i have had it set for 3 cores and 1 gig of ram but after this issue started i tried to drop the ram allotted to 512 and 1 core but it still happens

on the guest i am fully updated with all the security virus and spyware stuff enabled the guest is running 2 programs cisco vpn and DC++ no multimedia no 3d games no surfing no windows media player


64-2010-12-31-13-04-10.log Download (125.7 KB) - added by rexxxlo 7 years ago.

Change History

Changed 7 years ago by rexxxlo

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Sounds like a bug we fixed in 3.2.12 (memory leak with NAT).

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