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Re: [Xen-devel] Is there an issue with turning off "scrubbing free RAM" on boot with Xen 4.1.3

On Wed, 2013-10-09 at 11:24 -0700, Roddy Rodstein wrote:
> Could you please share your comments about turning of RAM scrubbing,
> i.e. have you seen any consequences, security issues and/or threats,
> red flags, etc...?

The scrub is there to protect against possibly stale data in RAM left
over from guests running during the previous boot being exposed to new
guests. If you don't care about that threat then you don't need to scan
the boot RAM.


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