[CentOS-virt] SATA vs RAID5 vs VMware
liste at artware.qc.ca
Fri Oct 2 16:12:38 UTC 2009
An update : I've moved all the VM memory files into a tmpfs. Confirmed with
lsof that the mm0 and ram0 files are on that tmpfs. Though not the WinXP's
After 2 days, back to the same problem.
What's more iostats -tkx 10 shows %util nearly maxing out every 30 seconds.
Running top at the same time, the top processes are vmware-vmx, but it varies
amoung which VM so I can't accuse a single instance.
Here is iostat output from with no user logged in :
This is iostat after 2 days of all VMs working :
Next up, downgrading to CentOS 4. Which is going to be annoying, for a variaty
of non-techncal reasons.
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