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Re: [Xen-users] gplpv driver correctly supports 9GB RAM in Windows 32bit

To: Braindead <Braindead@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] gplpv driver correctly supports 9GB RAM in Windows 32bit?
From: Digimer <linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 15:03:27 -0400
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On 07/13/2011 02:49 PM, Braindead wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jul 2011 14:14:40 -0300 Flako <subforos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hello
>>     I have Debian Linux 2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 Xen 4.0.1, 2 SAS drives in
>> RAID 1, 16GB ram.
>>     I have virtualized Windows 2003R2 32bit where you install the
>> latest version gplpv
>> After reading and reading forums and post testing, I noticed that the
>> hard disk performance drops significantly when I assign the windows
>> domU 9GB ram. (below I leave the config files)
> Why would you assign a 32-bit OS any more than 4GB?  I'm not sure if that's 
> the problem, however I've never tried running 32bit windows with more than 
> 4gig ram.

PAE allows 32bit OS access to >3GB RAM.

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