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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Strange interaction from grub2 and XEN

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Strange interaction from grub2 and XEN
From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 17:15:09 +0000
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On 24/11/2009 17:11, "Keir Fraser" <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Now I wonder if there is any chance to make the xen hypervisor aware of
>> this behavior change in grub2.
> So they've stopped passing the kernel name as a first element of the command
> line, but haven't allocated a new flag or anything to indicate that new
> behaviour? What are we supposed to do to detect it and act on it?

Looks like you're supposed to provide your own dummy first arg, like a '.'
or something, if booting something that assumes first arg is the kernel
name. Seems pretty stupid and unnecessary to change the behaviour I must
say. GRUB sucks.

 -- Keir

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