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RE: [Xen-users] extra = "mem=1024" and maxmem

To: "Denny Schierz" <linuxmail@xxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [Xen-users] extra = "mem=1024" and maxmem
From: "Petersson, Mats" <Mats.Petersson@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 13:02:37 +0200
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Denny Schierz
> Sent: 16 May 2007 11:38
> To: 'xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] extra = "mem=1024" and maxmem
> Hi Jayson,
> Jayson Vantuyl schrieb:
> > There are really three options.
> > 'extra= "mem=1024"' tells the kernel inside of the domain 
> that it only
> > has a 1GB of memory.  This is really not the way to do 
> this.  Instead
> > use memory=1024.
> ok, i discovered it for my self. :-) I knew it already, how could i
> manage the memory in a cool way, but it seems, that there are 
> some minor
> differents between 3.0.3 and 3.0.4.

There's probably differences in many ways between 3.0.3 and 3.0.4, and
how maxmem is dealt with may be different, but the maxmem config option
has been in Xen for a VERY long time (long before 3.0.3). 

> I have Xen 3.0.3 running (etch version) and i have to use
> extra="mem=1024M" do get it working. If you have 3.0.4, so you have to
> use maxmem="1024" (note the missing >>M<<).
> Otherwise it wasn't working for me.

Describe what wasn't working, please. 

> cu denny

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