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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] xen: enable BALLOON_MEMORY_HOTPLUG by default
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On 24.03.20 16:00, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> Without it a PVH dom0 is mostly useless, as it would balloon down huge
> amounts of RAM in order get physical address space to map foreign
> memory and grants, ultimately leading to an out of memory situation.
>
> Such option is also needed for HVM or PVH driver domains, since they
> also require mapping grants into physical memory regions.
>
> Suggested-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@eu.citrix.com>
> Signed-off-by: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@citrix.com>
> ---
> Cc: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>
> Cc: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
> Cc: Stefano Stabellini <sstabellini@kernel.org>
> Cc: xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org
> ---
> drivers/xen/Kconfig | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/xen/Kconfig b/drivers/xen/Kconfig
> index 57ddd6f4b729..c344bcffd89d 100644
> --- a/drivers/xen/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/xen/Kconfig
> @@ -13,6 +13,7 @@ config XEN_BALLOON
> config XEN_BALLOON_MEMORY_HOTPLUG
> bool "Memory hotplug support for Xen balloon driver"
> depends on XEN_BALLOON && MEMORY_HOTPLUG
> + default y
> help
> Memory hotplug support for Xen balloon driver allows expanding memory
> available for the system above limit declared at system startup.
>

Another variant would be to set: default XEN_BACKEND

This would match the reasoning for switching it on.

Either way would be fine with me, so you can add

Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>


Juergen

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