How to fix KVM Error: KVM guest high memory ballooning

How to fix KVM Error: KVM guest high memory ballooning

Error Code/Message:

KVM guest high memory ballooning

What causes this error:

The guest is experiencing high memory ballooning due to resource contention or misconfiguration.

How you can fix it:

Ensure that the memory ballooning settings for the KVM guest are optimized.
Troubleshooting Steps:
1. Verify the memory ballooning settings:

virsh setmem guest_name 8G --balloon

2. Check current memory usage:

free -m

3. Review memory ballooning logs:

tail -f /var/log/libvirt/qemu/guest_name.log

4. Resolve any memory ballooning issues and re-attempt guest operations.

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