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Re: [XenPPC] Out of memory issues with xen

On Fri, 2006-08-25 at 15:16 -0400, Jimi Xenidis wrote:
> On Aug 25, 2006, at 3:00 PM, Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-08-25 at 14:18 -0400, Maria Butrico wrote:
> >> I should report to the list some of issues we have been having with
> >> memory when using xen, it's dom0 and another partition.
> >>
> >> The first problem is that by default dom0 only has 64M and that  
> >> there is
> >> no way to change this other that changing xen (the fix is easy  
> >> enough).
> >> 64M is too little to run the compiler and build the tools.
> 64M is plenty. I've never suffered from any memory issues while  
> building the tools.

Maybe because they're using NFS they have more memory pressure.

> >
> > You don't need to run a compiler in dom0. I don't...
> Funny, I do so I can "$ make install-tools" in my Dom0.
> Hollis, how do you install your tools?
> Do the cross build yet?

No, I haven't pursued that because I haven't had the time.

I build on another PPC system, "make DESTDIR=foo install-tools", and
copy foo/* to the victim.

Hollis Blanchard
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