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Re: [Xen-devel] Regression: Xen guest with 5G of RAM on 32bit fail to boot

On Tue, Dec 01, 2015 at 06:37:36PM +0000, Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:
> * Anthony PERARD (anthony.perard@xxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Under Xen, a guest with 5G of RAM, with a 32bit binary QEMU (well, with a
> > 32bit dom0) does not boot anymore. QEMU abort() with "Bad ram offset 
> > efffd000".
> > 
> > This issue first appear in 4ed023ce2a39ab5812d33cf4d819def168965a7f (Round
> > up RAMBlock sizes to host page sizes).
> > 
> > The problem is in qemu_ram_alloc_internal() where 'size' and 'maxsize' are
> > now been truncate to 32bit, due to 'qemu_host_page_size' been an uintptr_t
> > in the HOST_PAGE_ALIGN macro.
> > 
> > ram_add_t is uint64_t when compiled with --enable-xen.
> Hmm, that's a fun problem.
> Would changing qemu_host_page_[size|mask] to ram_addr_t  work?

Yes, well, I did change the type to uint64_t and I could boot a guest. With
ram_addr_t, it works fine as well.

Anthony PERARD

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