Re: Large sized guest taking for ever to boot...
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On Fri, 2012-06-08 at 16:29 +0000, Chegu Vinod wrote: > Hello, > > I picked up a recent version of the qemu (1.0.92 with some fixes) and tried it > on x86_64 server (with host and the guest running 3.4.1 kernel). > > While trying to boot a large guest (80 vcpus + 512GB) I observed that the guest > took for ever to boot up... ~1 hr or even more. [This wasn't the case when I > was using RHEL 6.x related bits] Was either case using device assignment? Device assignment will map and pin each page of guest memory before startup, which can be a noticeable pause on smallish (<16GB) guests. That should be linear scaling though and if you're using qemu and not qemu-kvm, not related. Thanks, Alex -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe kvm" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html