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Re: [Xen-users] Memory Sizing Guidelines

On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 09:46:36AM -0400, Paul Waldo wrote:
> I have searched in vain on google for tips on memory sizing but have had 
> no luck.  What are the guidelines for allocating memory amongst the Dom0 
> and the DomUs?
dom0: advises range from reserving 128MB to 512MB if you arent running heavy 
        applications in dom0 (which should be moved into domUs).
domU: The kernel and applications running there handle memory as they do
        on usual servers, so size as usual here, mainly depending on the
        applications you will run.

> As an example, I have a Xen server that has 2 GB memory.  I want to 
> create 2 DomUs.  If these were standalone machines, 1GB each would be 
> fine.  How would I partition this memory under Xen?
256MB for dom0, rest split up for the 2 domU would be my guess.


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