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Re: [Qemu-devel] issue about numa configure

From: Eduardo Habkost
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] issue about numa configure
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:44:37 -0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.2 (2017-12-15)


On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 09:21:36AM +0000, linzhecheng wrote:
> Hi, all
> I found that qemu has a constraint in function numa_node_parse now:
>      If (node->has_memdev != have_memdevs) {
>          Error_setg(errp, "qemu: memdev option must be specified for either "
>                     "all or no nodes");
>          Return;
>      }
> This restricts us from being able to configure an empty numa node (without 
> memory and cpus). But if I delete these codes, I can start a VM with cmdline:
> qemu-system-x86_64 --enable-kvm  -m size=2G,slots=256,maxmem=300G -smp 
> 2,maxcpus=4,sockets=4,cores=1,threads=1 -numa node,nodeid=0,cpus=0-1,mem=2048 
> -numa node,nodeid=1,cpus=2-3 ...
> We can see only one numa node inside the VM(I have tested both linux and 
> windows) after beginning.
> And if I hot-plug the dimm memory devices into the empty node, vm will 
> present a new numa node inside and the new memory is online then.
> I'm wondering if you have any related issue before? Or can we remove this 
> constraint?
> Looking forward to your answers, thanks.

The check is there because memory_region_allocate_system_memory()
doesn't know how to allocate memory correctly if only some nodes
use memdev.

I wouldn't remove the check completely, but just skip it if
"mem=0" is specified explicitly.


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