[Qemu-devel] qemu git head 20100323 on FreeBSD - qemu-devel port update for testing

Richard Henderson rth at twiddle.net
Tue Mar 30 20:33:16 UTC 2010

On 03/30/2010 01:09 PM, Juergen Lock wrote:
> Oh sorry if that was not clear, things go into swap if I _replace_ the
> endaddr ~0ul (which caused the assert) with the max value the assert
> still tolerates i.e.
> 	((abi_ulong)1 << L1_MAP_ADDR_SPACE_BITS) - 1
> which in this case seems to be 0x7fffffffffff:

Yes, I got that.  And I see from ...

> #3  0x0000000060012731 in page_set_flags (start=140737488224256, 
>     end=18446744073709551615, flags=32)

... here that the range we're reserving is

  0x7ffffffe0000 ... 0x7fffffffffff

which is a mere 128k range.  Which ought to allocate no more than
a single leaf page table (and thus N-1 pages for the N-level table).

Which doesn't answer the question of why you'd wind up running out
of memory.


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