VirtualBox

Ticket #8870 (closed defect: obsolete)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 8 months ago

VBox 4.0.6r71344 with Win2008 PDC Server crashes due to memory leak

Reported by: Hobbystern Owned by:
Priority: major Component: host support
Version: VirtualBox 4.0.6 Keywords: memory
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)

System chrashs while using Windows 2008 Guest with 8GB RAM - 10GB available. 4 CPUs avail, 1 used.

Using Headless Version. Virtualbox works 24 hours and then crashes.

I attach the vbox.log and a dmesg output.

Attachments

dmesg.log Download (70.3 KB) - added by Hobbystern 5 years ago.
DMESG output of the night
vbox.log Download (46.6 KB) - added by Hobbystern 5 years ago.
VBox Log File related due to memory outage

Change History

Changed 5 years ago by Hobbystern

DMESG output of the night

Changed 5 years ago by Hobbystern

VBox Log File related due to memory outage

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Hobbystern

workaround => reduced guest memory from 8 to 7 GB

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Hobbystern

workaround2 => grow swap space (from nearly zero to 500MB)

Is it right - if the system runs out of free mem and swap is full that the apps must die like above?

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by frank

Yes, that is indeed true. A swap partition of at least 256 MB is suggested.

comment:4 Changed 8 months ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to obsolete
  • Description modified (diff)
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