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Re: [Xen-devel] xeno-unstable and gentoo

To: Derek Glidden <dglidden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] xeno-unstable and gentoo
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 08:06:22 +0100
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> A couple of notes about getting xen running on gentoo:
> the init script should source "/etc/init.d/functions.sh" rather than 
> "/etc/init.d/functions"

OK, easily fixed.
> 'last' is '/bin/last' rather than '/usr/bin/last'
> The initscript issue is easy to fix with [-f] to see if either script 
> exists before sourcing one or the other, but I'm not familiar enough 
> with python to know how to make it check in both places.  (make it do 
> 'which last' to find it?)

The easiest thing to do is just to remove the /usr/bin/ from the
popen, and rely on the path picking it up. It's always a bit of a
risk but I think we can assume root has a sane path.

> I'm taking notes as I go through the process to make a 1.3/2.0 HOWTO.

Great -- that'd be really useful.


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