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Re: [Xen-devel] [xs-devel] Xen Project Document Day this Wednesday, January 28: The Great 4.5 Clean-Up


While I am waiting for my account to process, one item I wanted to add was 
related to creating a VM using vga=std | leave VM template alone to default to 

I thought *maybe* it could fit into this document 
(http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/XCP_PV_templates_start) ?

Reason is that XAPI is referenced, switching boot loaders is present, and it 
just seem apropos to append:

.... platform:vga=std platform:videoram=X  (where X < 16MiB)

The difference, especially with PVonHVM and HVM is very noticeable, as I have 
documented here (Thanks, Tim!): 

Where Xen is compiled on a platform, as opposed to Citrix's XenServer, this 
makes for a better VNC interaction... IMHO.

Furthermore, this can be permanently added to templates and the consequence is 
that, where videoram is specified (in megabytes), that one must subtract that 
from the VMs allocated RAM.

Thoughts and floggings are welcomed.

-----Original Message-----
From: russell.pavlicek.xen@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:russell.pavlicek.xen@xxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of Russ Pavlicek
Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 11:24 PM
To: Russ Pavlicek
Cc: xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; 
xen-api@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; xs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; 
Subject: Re: [xs-devel] Xen Project Document Day this Wednesday, January 28: 
The Great 4.5 Clean-Up

Document Day is here!  Please help us clean up the Wiki to properly reflect the 
4.5 release.

On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 11:38 AM, Russ Pavlicek 
<russell.pavlicek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We want to begin this year by making sure that our documentation is 
> correct for the recent 4.5 release.
> Do you have new feature information?  Do you see old information which 
> will confuse new users (especially those which rely on the xm command 
> instead of xl)?  Do you know of best practices which change in the 4.5 
> release?  This is the day to focus on cleaning up these things and 
> anything else relating to the 4.5 release.
> All the information you need to participate in Document Day is here:
> http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_Document_Days
> Also take a look at the current TODO list to see other items which 
> need attention:
> http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_Document_Days/TODO
> Please think about how you can help out.  If you haven't requested to 
> be made a Wiki editor, save time and do it now so you are ready to go 
> on Document Day.  Just fill out the form below:
> http://xenproject.org/component/content/article/100-misc/145-request-t
> o-be-made-a-wiki-editor.html
> We hope to see you Wednesday in #xendocs!

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