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Re: [Qemu-arm] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] virt: Lift the maximum RAM limit fro

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-arm] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] virt: Lift the maximum RAM limit from 30GB to 255GB
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 10:22:17 +0000

On 26 February 2016 at 08:06, Christoffer Dall
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 04:51:51PM +0000, Peter Maydell wrote:
>> [Typoed the kvmarm list address; sorry... -- PMM]
>> On 25 February 2016 at 12:09, Peter Maydell <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > The virt board restricts guests to only 30GB of RAM. This is a
>> > hangover from the vexpress-a15 board, and there's inherent reason
> did you mean "there's *no* inherent reason" ?

Yes :-)

>> > for it. 30GB is smaller than you might reasonably want to provision
>> > a VM for on a beefy server machine. Raise the limit to 255GB.

>> > CC'ing kvm-arm as a heads-up that my proposal here is to make
>> > the kernel devs do the heavy lifting for supporting >255GB.
>> > Discussion welcome on whether I have the tradeoffs here right.
> I think so, this looks good to me.

> Reviewed-by: Christoffer Dall <address@hidden>

-- PMM

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