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Re: [Xen-devel] xl vs. xm: memory consumption

On Wed, 10 Nov 2010, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Stefano Stabellini writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] xl vs. xm: memory consumption"):
> > It is calculated using the amount of free memory at boot time, assuming
> > that dom0 was booted using all the memory in the system.
> Perhaps it would be worth spotting if freemem_slack is very large and
> issuing a warning ?  That would help spot this particular
> configuration error which I suspect may become common.
I agree. Currently we limit freemem_slack to 15% of the system memory,
maybe we should lower that limit?

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