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0006484CentOS-6kernelpublic2013-07-16 13:05
ReporterRushikesh Assigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version6.2 
Summary0006484: Cannot balloon a Xen domU guest above the initial starting memory
DescriptionDescription of problem:
Cannot balloon a Xen domU guest above the initial starting memory

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps To Reproduce1. Create CentOS 6.2 PV DomU on XenServer 6.1 / Xen4.1.3
2. Static Min = 512MB, Static Max = 8GB, Target = 2GB
3. Target memory is startup memory and it can not balloon above that
Additional InformationActual results:
Memory can balloon down but can not balloon up above initial reservation.

Expected results:
Should have ballooned up like CentOS 5.X

Additional info:
Ballooning works perfect in RHEL5 but its broken in RHEL6.
It does not balloon on both Intel and AMD
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2013-06-03 13:50

reporter   ~0017519

update to the latest released kernel, and try again.


2013-06-03 15:41

reporter   ~0017520

I have updated to latest version but it is still unsolved.
New Guest Kernel : 2.6.32-358.6.2.el6.x86_64


2013-06-09 21:56

reporter   ~0017537

The bug is marked as fixed in but it is still present in both RHEL and CentOS


2013-07-12 14:13

reporter   ~0017654

Any ideas ?


2013-07-16 13:05

reporter   ~0017677

Another reference bug discussion on redhat.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2013-05-31 22:55 Rushikesh New Issue
2013-06-03 13:50 Note Added: 0017519
2013-06-03 15:41 Rushikesh Note Added: 0017520
2013-06-09 21:56 Rushikesh Note Added: 0017537
2013-07-12 14:13 Rushikesh Note Added: 0017654
2013-07-16 13:05 Rushikesh Note Added: 0017677