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RE: [Xen-devel] max_loop

To: "Robert Edmonds" <edmonds42@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] max_loop
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 07:01:12 -0000
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> I notice that I can only start up 8 guest domains from VBDs. 
> When I try to add a ninth:
>         Error: vbd: Segment not found: uname=file:/path/to/image
> According to drivers/block/loop.c, this can be changed by 
> passing max_loop=<1-255> to the kernel on boot. Should this 
> be added to the FAQ?

I've added this to the FAQ -- thanks!

Mark: Any chance your script could spot when the kernel is out of loop
devices and cause a more useful error message to be generated?


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