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Re: [Fedora-xen] Windows Vista RC1 on Xen 3.0.3 FC6



On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 12:46:55AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 05:58:22PM -0500, Ian Patton wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I now have Windows Vista RC1 attempting to boot using the following hvm
> > file:
> > 
> > # Automatically generated xen config file
> > name = "WindowsVistaRC1"
> > builder = "hvm"
> > memory = "784"
> 
> [snip]
> 
> >    raise VmError(
> > VmError: I need 1070492 KiB, but dom0_min_mem is 262144 and shrinking to
> > 262144 KiB would leave only 773804 KiB free.
> 
> You asked for 784 MB of ram for the guest, but it was only able to free
> up  773804 KiB  from Dom0. Either reduce the amount of RAM you give to
> the guest, or make more free memory in Dom0.

I should also mention that the HV will always require a few MB more than
you actually request, to maintain the shadow pagetables & other bookeeping
data structs.

Dan.
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