[pve-devel] some finding avout minimum static memory when pc-dimm exists

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri Jan 23 18:03:34 CET 2015


> But maybe could be do something like:
> 
> without dimm hotplug
> --------------------
> [CONF]
> memory: 1024
> 
> kvm -m 1024
> 
> with dimm hotplug
> ------------------
> [CONF]
> memory: 1024
> maxmemory: 8192  (this enable dimm hotplug)
> 
> 
> kvm -m size=512,slots=255,maxmemory=8192  -pcdimm 512M ....
> 
> 
> We reserve the first 512M as static, and assign pcdimms for the remaining
> memory.
> 
> 
> Like this we only need 1 memory option (min:512), which seem easier for user.
> 
> What do you think about it ?

I don't like to have that 'maxmemory' restriction. If hotplug is enabled, I want
to be able to 
add unlimited amount of memory?



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