[libvirt] Fwd: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: qemu-kvm-0.12 bug?

Thomas Treutner thomas at scripty.at
Tue Dec 29 12:57:59 UTC 2009


there is a new parameter in qemu-0.12 required for virtio_balloon support. Is 
there an appropriate XML-entry in libvirt's domain config yet or any plans to 
introduce one? A quick googling for "libvirt balloon" didn't reveal any 

Adam, how did you test the memstat reporting feature?


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Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: qemu-kvm-0.12 bug?
Date: Tuesday 29 December 2009
From: Luiz Capitulino <lcapitulino at redhat.com>
To: Thomas Treutner <thomas at scripty.at>

On Tue, 29 Dec 2009 13:08:26 +0100
Thomas Treutner <thomas at scripty.at> wrote:

> On Tuesday 29 December 2009 12:48:39 Luiz Capitulino wrote:
> > On Tue, 29 Dec 2009 13:10:36 +0200 Avi Kivity <avi at redhat.com> wrote:
> > > Hm, I get "The balloon device has not been activated by the guest" in
> > > the qemu monitor.
> >
> >  Is the "-balloon virtio" parameter passed on the command-line?
> # grep balloon /usr/local/var/log/libvirt/qemu/* | wc -l
> 0
> These logs include some history - so the parameter isn't used by libvirt 
> when ballooning works?

 This parameter is new in qemu-0.12.

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