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

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] gplpv driver correctly supports 9GB RAM in Windows 32bit?
From: Braindead <Braindead@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 15:13:18 -0400
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On Wed, 13 Jul 2011 15:03:27 -0400 Digimer <linux@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.

He doesn't mention which version of 2003R2.  Standard edition 32bit is limited 
to 4GB ram.  Only Enterpise and Datacenter support as far as I can tell (well, 
according to msdn.. which has been wrong in the past).

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