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Re: [Xen-devel] GPLPV memory ballooning and x32

To: Aravindh Puthiyaparambil <aravindh@xxxxxxxxxx>, Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] GPLPV memory ballooning and x32
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 07:40:14 +0100
Cc: Dunlap <George.Dunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, George
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On 25/05/2010 22:27, "Aravindh Puthiyaparambil" <aravindh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> This is not a regression from 3.1 presumably (3.1 does not implement
>> populate-on-demand at all)?
> No, this is not a regression from 3.1. With 3.1 the domHVM would come up but
> you would only be able to balloon up and down between N and what was specified
> in the memory option. The maxmem option had no effect. However, as you pointed
> out ballooning was only kind of working with 3.1.
> Is there a work around for this issue in 3.4.2?

Avoid the configuration option that causes the crash? ;-)

Someone involved in PoD, e.g. George Dunlap, will have to help you debug it
I guess.

 -- Keir

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