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RE: [Xen-devel] x86_32 PAE ballooning is busted

To: "Jerone Young" <jyoung5@xxxxxxxxxx>, "xen-devel" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] x86_32 PAE ballooning is busted
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 22:50:47 +0100
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] x86_32 PAE ballooning is busted
> I have an opteron with 6gig ram running X86-32 with Xen 
> compiled with PAE enabled. When I do the following to try to 
> ballon down (as xm ballooning is busted) I get the following:

Yep, I noticed this too.

My guess would be that its overflow in the size calculation. You might
want to sprinkle a few u64 's in the balloon /proc code.


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