1

I have a Windows 10 guest in VirtualBox on an Ubuntu 15.04 host. Being Windows, it generates a lot of disk activity which slows down my host system and places excessive wear on my otherwise usually-idle hard disk. Is it possible to make VirtualBox, or even Linux itself, cache disk writes so that disk changes are only committed like, once every 15 seconds? I have looked at throttling disk usage bandwidth, but that is likely to only slow down the virtual machine below usable limits.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.