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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Guest boot loader support

To: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Guest boot loader support
From: aq <aquynh@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 06:02:28 +0900
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On 4/27/05, Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > GRUB only looks for menu.lst; distros create symlinks because that's a
> > terrible name for a config file. In other words, no code should be
> > opening grub.conf...
> OK, I've investigated this using my sacrificial FC3 laptop ;-)  I'd not fully
> investigated this before.
> Redhat's grub looks for grub.conf and not menu.lst.  Standard grub looks for
> menu.lst.
> If the loader is to be flexible for different domU distros, it'd be nice to
> look for both, in one order or the other.

in that case, this patch is better for you, Mark ;-). Please apply
this on top of Jeremy's patch.

list of changes:
- make a dummy file tools/pygrub/src/__init__.py
- tools/src/pygrub looks for either /boot/grub/menu.lst or
/boot/grub/grub.conf, in that order.

$ diffstat xen-bootloader.aq2.patch 
 __init__.py |    1 +
 pygrub      |   11 +++++++++--
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Signed-off-by: Nguyen Anh Quynh <aquynh@xxxxxxxxx>

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