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Re: [libvirt] Xen and out of memory stuff, blocks libvirtd



On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 03:32:30AM +0200, Stefan de Konink wrote:
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> Daniel P. Berrange schreef:
> > On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 09:29:29PM +0200, Stefan de Konink wrote:
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> >> Daniel P. Berrange schreef:
> >>> This is nothing todo with XenD - the error shows fork() failed due
> >>> to lack of OS memory. Whether running XenD or not, if the kernel runs
> >>> out of memory you're doomed. You need more RAM allocated to your host.
> >> If XenD eats 90% of the available memory (at that time 256MB) I am
> >> seriously doomed aswell.
> > 
> > Whatever the cause, its not a libvirt bug. If you think its wrong that
> > XenD is eating 90% of your ram, then speak to the Xen developers - we
> > can't help fix XenD here.
> 
> Yes you can by providing a great technology preview for the alternate
> technique where XenD is not required anymore.

Again that's not something we're doing in the context of libvirt project.
Gerd is working on this with upstream QEMU community.

Daniel
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