Thanks, I will play around a little with the settings.
The VM is a build agent so disk caching is not too much of a concern. I
originally started with only 4GB of memory and build times only slightly
improved with 16GB (104 minutes to 100 minutes).
Thanks Liran, that issue fits my problem indeed.
Installing ovirt-guest-agent on the older VM's (CentOS 7) did the trick.
However, on a CentOS 8 (Kernel 4.18) + qemu-guest-agent (2.12.0) the values
still do not show. But maybe the guest agents are still too old.
you can control the VM's cache (if Linux) via:
I would just increase the vfs_cache_pressure to 120 and check if it
Please check out https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1884050 if it fits your
The resolution was having the right guest-agent installed in the
guest(qemu-guest-agent or ovirt-guest-agent).
On Sun, Nov 29, 2020 at 10:57 AM Stefan Seifried
> I'm quite new to oVirt, so my
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