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Re: X11 dom0 on xen?
Izaac thanks for the pointer.
Turns out that, yes, 4gb was being too generous Dialing it back to
2gb seems to have worked.
On 20 November 2014 18:46, Izaac <izaac%setec.org@localhost> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 03:49:41PM +0000, Andrew Cagney wrote:
>> Looking in the archives I see there were some problems with netbsd
>> current as dom0 on xen. I'm wondering if there was any success in
>> figuring this out - I suspect I might have the same problem on my
>> - during boot console isn't switched to 720p text mode
>> - X11 starts but all I see is the laptop's POST screen
> So I've been running Xen on the desktop for a while. It's been stable
> on my Thinkpad, but likes to "randomly" seize up on my Dell at work.
> Unfortunately, I don't have the luxury of throwing myself at the
> debugger and just reboot. Often back into straight NetBSD.
> Anyway. Try reducing your dom0 memory size to 2GB or fewer. X11 is
> terribly upset if you don't do that:
> menu=Boot Xen:load /netbsd-XEN3_DOM0 bootdev=wd0a console=pc;multiboot /usr/pkg/xen42-kernel/xen.gz dom0_mem=2000M,max:2000M
> Horray for signed 32-bit integers.
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