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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] fix pygrub domU grub.conf timeout=0 handling

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] fix pygrub domU grub.conf timeout=0 handling
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 20:27:08 +0300
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On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 08:21:28PM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> Hello,
> When you install Fedora 11 PV domU/guest with virt-install or virt-manager,
> it will have timeout=0 in it's grub.conf. This is a new default in F11.
> pygrub of Xen 3.4.1 doesn't seem to be able to handle timeout=0, instead it
> waits the user to press ENTER.. this causes confusion and makes it look
> like the guest has crashed. Graphical VNC console is not yet available at
> this point, so the kernel can be only chosen from "xm console <f11domain>",
> where pygrub is waiting for user input.
> This patch fixes the problem and let's you start F11 domUs without going to
> the text console to select the kernel. The change is taken from the 
> RHEL5.3 version of pygrub.
> Patch is tested with Fedora 11 (timeout=0) and CentOS 5.3 (timeout=5) domUs.

And actually attached this time.

-- Pasi

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