VMware Datarecovery Kernel Panic possible solution

Categories: VDR, VMware, vSphere

Since May ( Post ) I was facing multiple Kernel panic’s in my VDR appliance. Now I got something like a fix which is running quite smooth in my environment. Steps: 1. Deploy a new VDR 2.0 appliance 2. SSH in or log into the console (root/vmw@re) 3. Install this kernel. rpm -i http://elrepo.org/linux/kernel/el5/x86_64/RPMS/kernel-ml-2.6.39-4.1.el5.elrepo.x86_64.rpm 4. […]

VDR 2.0 Memory Upgrade to 4GB

Categories: VDR, VMware

It is supported by VMware to run the VDR 2.0 with 4GB memory. This will reduce the swap usage a lot. Hopefully this will help to stabilize the Backup System.

Memory leak in VDR 2.0

Categories: Uncategorized, VDR, VMware, vSphere

Yes there is a memory leak in the current Version of VDR 2.0. After some days the VDR crash’s with the Message “Out of Memory”. Get PID of datarecovery process ps -ef | grep datarecovery Check with pmap to display information about the address space of a process pmap -x PID Search for “anon” messages. […]