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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] libxl: add stdvga video memory setting with upstream qemu

Jan Beulich writes ("Re: [PATCH v2] libxl: add stdvga video memory setting with 
upstream qemu"):
> On 19.05.14 at 13:41, <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > So I would be inclined not to backport this one.  I've added Jan, the
> > hypervisor-side stable tree maintainer, in case he has a different
> > view.
> Help me understand the implications on the guest that this
> changed (corrected) interpretation of the config file would have:
> Would the guest see differing resources between reboots?

Yes.  Also it might be that the configuration file has a wrong value
which was previously ignored but now causes something to fail.

> Would such differences also surface post-migration (which would
> pretty clearly make this a no-go for a backport)?

Yes, with the current state of affairs, it would indeed see
differences across migration.


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