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

To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>, "xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] fix pygrub domU grub.conf timeout=0 handling
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 08:32:34 +0100
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On 19/08/2009 18:27, "Pasi Kärkkäinen" <pasik@xxxxxx> wrote:

>> 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.

Really this is a reversion of c/s 19322, which was a dodgy bugfix for
Solaris. So I just checked it in as a reversion.

 -- Keir

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