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



I got the memory warning message to go away...  Does anyone know what this means? 

False I/O request ... in-service already: 0, pvalid: 0, port: 0, data: 0, count: 0, size: 0

My DomU runs for about 5 seconds and then drops to 0% CPU and just shows a black screen

Thanks,

Ian

On 11/22/06, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:
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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