Domu Crashes When 'maxmem' Is Larger Than 'memory' in vm.cfg on Orcle VM 2.2 (Doc ID 1265946.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version: 2.2 and later   [Release: OVM22 and later ]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Guest crashes on oracle vm 2.2 randomly .  And the following error could be found:
#xm dmesg
...
(XEN) domain_crash called from p2m.c:1173
(XEN) pg error: p2m_set_entry(): configure P2M table 4KB L2 entry with large page
(XEN) domain_crash called from p2m.c:1173
(XEN) pg error: p2m_set_entry(): configure P2M table 4KB L2 entry with large page

Changes

In guest configuration file vm.cfg, set 'maxmem'>'memory', e.g.:
maxmem = 16384
memory = 14336

Cause

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