This is an archived copy of the Xen.org mailing list, which we have preserved to ensure that existing links to archives are not broken. The live archive, which contains the latest emails, can be found at http://lists.xen.org/
Home Products Support Community News


Re: [Xen-users] Dinamically increase memory of linux domU

To: "Angel L. Mateo" <amateo@xxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Dinamically increase memory of linux domU
From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:01:17 +0700
Cc: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Delivery-date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 00:02:04 -0700
Envelope-to: www-data@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <1238566686.7236.14.camel@joshua>
List-help: <mailto:xen-users-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=help>
List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>
List-post: <mailto:xen-users@lists.xensource.com>
List-subscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/mailman/listinfo/xen-users>, <mailto:xen-users-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=subscribe>
List-unsubscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/mailman/listinfo/xen-users>, <mailto:xen-users-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=unsubscribe>
References: <1238496550.27920.13.camel@joshua> <7207d96f0903310705o165da4d5jfc37db9853f3e721@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <1238566686.7236.14.camel@joshua>
Sender: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Angel L. Mateo <amateo@xxxxx> wrote:
> El mar, 31-03-2009 a las 21:05 +0700, Fajar A. Nugraha escribió:
>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 5:49 PM, Angel L. Mateo <amateo@xxxxx> wrote:
>> > xm mem-set galemys4 768   # galemys4 is my domU's name
>> >
>> >        With a xm list I can see that memory is assigned to it:
>> >        but the domU doesn't know that it has now 256MB more.
>> What OS you run on domU? Is it PV or HVM?
>        I am running debian lenny with kernel 2.6.26-1-xen-amd64 (debian
> packages). dom0 is debian lenny with the same kernel too. domU is PV.

I'm not familiar with Lenny domU, sorry. My guess is there's a bug in
their kernel that prevents it from ballooning properly. Try adding
"mem=1G" to "extra=" (if booting from dom0 kernel) or domU's grub.conf
(if using pygrub).



Xen-users mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>
  • Re: [Xen-users] Dinamically increase memory of linux domU, Fajar A. Nugraha <=