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RE: [Xen-users] Dom0 Crashes on High I/O

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Dom0 Crashes on High I/O
From: "Ryan Burke" <burke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2008 09:23:48 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: Henri Cook <henri@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Chuck Short <zulcss@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Ross S. W. Walker" <rwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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>> Henri Cook wrote:
>>> Please; can anyone shed some light on this? At the moment I
>>> can lose the machine up to five times a day and obviously
>>> can't install windows or anything!
>> Try doing all of these and see if it doesn't fix your
>> problem.
> I think we maybe can limit this to an out of memory? Might be fixable by
> disabling memory overcommit.
> Stefan

Unless there has been a recent radical change to Xen it isn't possible to
overcommit memory like other virtualization systems.


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