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Re: Xen News

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 04:52:08PM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
> >And also because some system without the PAE extentions can run Xen
> >just fine.
> Can you give some example, please? Those systems without PAE I know
> are i586 class. Xen still requires i686 class.

All i686 have PAE ? I though PII and celeron didn't.

> > I'd like to keep these supported if it doesn't cost us too
> >much.
> The main reason for removing non-PAE support is the fact that 4GB RAM
> are not really much in the virtualization world. Most Xen 
> developers/users on xen-devel/xen-users have machines with 8 and 16GB RAM.

I do. I also run Xen on hardware with only 256 MB. For some tasks, 32MB is
more than enough (e.g. a dhcp or vmps server). 

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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