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Re: [Xen-devel] [Patch] by default don't give all memory to dom0

On 19 Aug 2005, at 01:13, Siddha, Suresh B wrote:

If Kbytes is to be the default unit, then that default should probably be encoded in 'parse_size_and_unit', rather than having code like the above
convert from bytes to Kbytes in many places.

For "mem=" option, default unit is bytes. I think we should go with the
linux style and make the default unit as bytes. If no one has any objections,
then I can send a patch for it.

Changing it will annoy people who are used to 2.0-style dom0_mem= parameter. There is no good reason to change it: it's documented and, if you want to avoid confusion, just stick a unit symbol on the end.

 -- Keir

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