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

To: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] fix pygrub domU grub.conf timeout=0 handling
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 11:12:22 +0300
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On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 08:32:34AM +0100, Keir Fraser wrote:
> 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.


-- Pasi

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