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[Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Issues migrating to xen 4.1 / qemu-dm memory

To: Sylvain CHEVALIER <sylvain.chevalier@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Issues migrating to xen 4.1 / qemu-dm memory leak?
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 09:54:27 +0300
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On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 08:41:59AM +0800, Sylvain CHEVALIER wrote:
> > And did you mean qemu-dm process in dom0 is leaking memory?
> >
> I believe so. After running the whole week-end, with one instance of
> windows 2008 used as a domain controller, qemu-dm uses 2GB of RAM.
> Running pmap, I am getting lots of lines like this one:
> 00007fcd73f2e000   1024K rw-s-  /proc/xen/privcmd
> $ pmap 10423| grep /proc/xen/privcmd | wc -l
> 1827
> Any clue?

Ok. So, a summary:

- VM has 512 MB of memory: qemu-dm leaks memory.
- VM has 4GB of memory: qemu-dm doesn't leak memory.

Is that what you meant?

btw. is that Windows running any PV drivers or pure HVM with emulated devices?

-- Pasi

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