[pve-devel] [PATCH] memory hotplug patch v6

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Tue Jan 20 16:03:36 CET 2015

Form my point of view, this is much too complex. I just want to add RAM and CPU
but I do not want to care about NUMA architecture or DIMMs. Many users are not
familiar with
those concepts.

How is that handled by other plattforms (vmware, xen, vbox)?

> 1)
> add memory device like disk, nic.
> But I think we can have up to 255 dimm, so maybe this will give confusion on
> the main hardware grid.
> 2) add a new panelgrid (through a button in menu), to manage memory hotplug
> and cpu hotplug.
>  I thinked of a grid, like:
> column1 (numanode1)  -  column2 (numanode2) -  column3 (numanode3)
> cpu0: on|off               cpu1: on|off
> cpu2: on|off               cpu2: on|off
> dimm1: size                dimm2: size
> dimm3: size                dimm4: size

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