[Libvir] [PATCH] setmem checks

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Jun 14 22:18:34 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 04:45:49PM -0400, Mark Johnson wrote:
> This one may be a little contentious...
> This patch does a couple of things... It won't let you
> set memory if the value is greater that maxmem.
> It also will lower memory if max memory is set
> to less than memory.

Yeah, that's a fairly reasonable argument to make, otherwise you're just
pushing the burden onto the admin to call  virsh dominfo  everytime first.

> I think it's a good argument that this checking
> should be in the hypervisor control daemon.
> IMO, it should be both here and in the daemon.

Surprised the Xen Hypervisor doesn't already apply this logic
itself actually.

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