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VM in Oracle VM Show Less Memory that the Assigned (Doc ID 2300221.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A VM has been created, when run a free command, the VM shows less memory than assigned.

In this example 12 GB has been assigned to the VM but shows only 9 GB:

 

Changes

No changes.

Cause

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