OVS Server ignores dom0_mem=max option after reboot by taking whole system memory only for dom0 and left no free memory for guests (Doc ID 2242171.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 to 3.4.2 [Release OVM34]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

As dom0_mem=max is set to 10Gb Oracle VM Server still takes 250GB from system leaving only tiny portion of free memory for guest systems.

 

Changes

 

Cause

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