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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Fix auto-ballooning of dom0 for HVM domains

To: "Keir Fraser" <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Fix auto-ballooning of dom0 for HVM domains
From: "Tian, Kevin" <kevin.tian@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 17:09:09 +0800
Cc: Charles Coffing <ccoffing@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Jiang, Yunhong" <yunhong.jiang@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xen-ia64-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>From: Keir Fraser [mailto:Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: 2006年5月22日 17:06
>On 22 May 2006, at 09:51, Tian, Kevin wrote:
>> Why do you need to reserve extra memory even for domU as long as
>> the platform supports hvm feature?
>> P.S I'll send a patch to reverse this change for ia64, since balloon
>> doesn't
>> work for xen/ia64 yet and thus we have to allocate all memory at
>> creation
>> time.
>It would be nice to avoid needing that kludge at all even on x86. It
>isn't entirely clear to me why it's needed. If it's causing problems
>for ia64 I'm inclined to remove it unless there is a concrete reason
>for keeping it.
>  -- Keir

Yes, that breaks xen/ia64 for both domU and domVTI. Though I sent 
out a workaround just now, it's better if you can reverse it directly.


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