[CentOS] Centos 5.2 and Xen
tom at netspot.com.au
Tue Jun 24 00:53:04 UTC 2008
On 24/06/2008, at 9:08 AM, Luke S Crawford wrote:
> We were discussing memory limits of the free (as in beer) closed
> citrix xensource product- limits are added to the free product in
> to encourage people to upgrade to the more expensive products.
> These limits don't exist in the open-source xen product, which is what
> the centos/Xen stuff is based on.
> I've personally run CentOS x86_64 5.1 boxes with north of 16G ram-
> there is nothing I am aware of that would stop you from putting as
> ram as you want in a particular DomU.
> You will be needing PAE, but that is default for CentOS i386/xen, so
> should Just Work. make sure you install the libc6-xen package (should
> be installed as a dependency.) The usual PAE limits apply.
> I'm typing this message in emacs running on a DomU hosted on an i386/
> PAE box
> with 6G ram running CentOS5.1/xen.
Thanks for the confirmation; this is what I had understood but some of
the prior discussion scared me. :)
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