Why using Virtualization is making system hangs?

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Tue Jan 3 19:58:54 UTC 2012

PM wrote:
> I really forgot to add the details, it was just virtual box in Ubuntu
> LTS 10.04 (OSE) which is the host and the guest being openSUSE 11.4,
> however, the hangings are in the guest (not in the host). But the
> hangings means just for some moments the PC is taking any keyboard
> input and doing nothing, not responding (like, e.g., opening an
> applications in the guest) but this is random (like it sometimes
> happens and sometimes not).......

Does allocating more resources to the guest help at all? What sort of
resources have you allocated it currently, and is there any pattern to
its hanging - are there particular jobs it's in the middle of, or at
particular times or something?


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