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Re: [alpine-devel] Kernel parameter for Xen

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2015 17:22:34 +0200

On Thu, 22 Oct 2015 12:48:06 +0200
Florian Heigl <florian.heigl_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> would it be possible to enable a kernel option for Xen?
> It's probably called XEN_BALLOON_MEMORY_HOTPLUG, looking at the config I
> see it is apparently not enabled.
>
> # CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG is not set
>
> It appears that with that setting not defined one loses a chunk of dom0
> memory that is otherwise available. In my case it seems to be around 1GB ;)
>
> Florian
>
>

I suppose this is only needed for x86_64?

We need check if it works together with grsecurity and pax and what the
price for this option is. (slower? more memory consumption?)

-nc


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