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Re: [Xen-users] dom0 dedicated memory Xen dom0 dedicated memory and preventing dom0 memory ballooning

Barny Kadlecsik wrote:
I'm trying to configure GRUB to allocate fixed amount of dedicated memory to dom0, according to this best practices thread (http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenBestPractices | "Xen dom0 dedicated memory and preventing dom0 memory ballooning "). When I reboot, dom0 has the fixed amount of memory as it was configured, but neither xm info shows the rest of memory available for the Hypervisor, nor can start domUs (due to lack of memory). For me it seems that the memory over the configured dom0_mem parameter is somehow invisible to the Hypervisor and both dom0/dumUs are unable to use it.

Is the given best practices article broken, or am I missing something?

Debian Squeeze
ii linux-image-2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 2.6.32-34squeeze1 Linux 2.6.32 for 64-bit PCs, Xen dom0 support ii xen-hypervisor-4.0-amd64 4.0.1-2 The Xen Hypervisor on AMD64

Working here for me, what is the boot stanza (ie the section from the grub config) for that hypervisor & kernel ?

What does "xm info" say about memory ?

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