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Re: Xen and Windows 2003 HVM

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 05:26:19PM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an opteron box running i386/xen on netbsd-4. A while back I 
> set up a DomU running Windows 2003 Server with an eye to run it as a 
> Terminal Server. While tests have been generally satisfactory, there 
> is one thing that bugs me:
> Several times, the win2003 DomU has managed to lock up the entire 
> machine by filling the (admittedly tight) space in the Dom0 file 
> system by logging > 100 MB to /var/log/xen/qemu-dm.${PID}.log. What 
> it logs is large amount of whitespace with a few dots and form feeds 
> - it looks like a repeated attempt at an ascii screenshot from the 
> Windows screen.
> Since these logfiles are created per-process, management is 
> difficult, especially for long-running sessions which don't seem to 
> let go of their files.
> Does anyone know of a way not to let a DomU log to those files?

I don't know a way to avoid it, but my files are definitively small.
Most are less than 512 bytes.
What does
ps axuww |grep qemu
shows are parameters ?

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

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