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Re: [Xen-devel] xl.cfg, memory options clarification

On Fri, Mar 09, Anthony PERARD wrote:

> I though "memory" is the amount of RAM that a guest will have. So qemu
> upstream will have this value as an amount of RAM and when qemu ask for the
> videoram, ...

maxmem= is the amount of memory the guest OS thinks it has, the one it
has to configure itself for. Think of it as a virtual memory stick with
capacity n GiB.
memory= is the amount of memory the balloon driver in the guest OS is
supposed to leave for the guest OS.


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