[THIN] Re: UPHClean

Here's an article that says that using the Balloon Driver helped.

http://ictfreak.wordpress.com/2008/07/02/vmware-citrix-on-vmware-recommendations/

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 4:02 AM, Russell Robertson <
russell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  This is an interesting one, if you disable the balloon driver, won't the
> guest VMs' then be hoarding free memory they don't need? I guess it's a case
> of which situation do you think is least worst?
>
>
>
> Russell
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> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Joe Shonk
> *Sent:* 15 September 2008 23:08
>
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: UPHClean
>
>
>
> Simple,  the memory optimization (balloon driver) works by allocating
> kernel mode memory.  For a x32 bit Terminal Server, this can be devastating
> to scalability as there are limits.  This is one of the reason you hear of
> shops only getting 10-20 users per vm.
>
>
>
> Joe
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> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *George Wasgatt
> *Sent:* Monday, September 15, 2008 10:54 AM
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: UPHClean
>
>
>
> Let us know what they say.  I understand why the shared folders should be
> not allowed – they broke something.  But I'm not sure why the memory
> optimization (ballon) drivers should not be used.  I haven't seen anything
> to explain why not just a caution not to use them.
>
>
>
> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Jim Medeiros
> *Sent:* Monday, September 15, 2008 1:18 PM
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: UPHClean
>
>
>
> Thank you, Joe and Eric.  I am checking with my VMware guys to see if that
> is the case.
>
> Jim
>
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Did you install the VM tools?  When you did, did you remove the "Shared
> Folders"?  If not, then do so…  Also remove the memory optimization (balloon
> driver) while you're at it.
>
>
>
> Joe
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> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Jim Medeiros
> *Sent:* Monday, September 15, 2008 8:17 AM
>
>
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: UPHClean
>
>
>
> I forgot to mention that it seems to be working fine on our other 40
> Physical PS servers.
>
> Jim
>
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Jim Medeiros <jmedpc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> For some reason, the UPHClean program, although running as an active
> service, is not working on any of our Virtual Servers.  We are running
> Win2k3 SP2, PS 4.0.  UPHClean is version 1.6d.
>
> Has anyone else seen an issue with this running on Virtual Servers?
>
> Jim
>
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