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Re: [Xen-devel] compiling a non-pae dom0 on a dell r710 with too much ra

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] compiling a non-pae dom0 on a dell r710 with too much ram
From: Mike Sun <msun@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 19:50:28 -0400
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I'm working with Xen 3.2.2 so I believe it does support PAE 32-bit PV operation

On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 7:35 PM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 05/06/2010 04:00 PM, Mike Sun wrote:
>> I've got a brand spankin new dell r710 with loads of memory on it,
>> except that I really want it to behave more like an older machine with
>> only 4G of RAM.  I've been trying to compile a dom0 without PAE for it
>> and can't seem to have much success.  I've constantly modified the
>> kernel config to turn off PAE and it either gets clobbered when I do a
>> make build-linux-2.6.18 or something.  Any ideas?
> Xen doesn't support non-PAE 32 bit PV operation.  If you want to limit
> memory, boot with dom0_mem=4G, and turn off HIGHMEM.
>    J

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