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Re: [Xen-devel] ext4 support on pvgrub

To: M A Young <m.a.young@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] ext4 support on pvgrub
From: Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 23:56:11 +0200
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M A Young, le Thu 07 Oct 2010 22:48:04 +0100, a écrit :
> I have this working on Fedora. It turned out to be very easy to add this 
> as I simply took the grub-ext4-support.patch from the Fedora grub package 
> and put it in xen-4.0.1/stubdom/grub.patches/ . Using pvgrub (without a 
> vif on the virtual machine as I was having problems if I did give it a 
> network interface) I could read and boot from ext4 partition with this 
> patch but not without it.
> Is this a good way to add this feature to xen more generally?

Yes, it's definitely the way to go.  I haven't reviewed the patch at
all, but since that's just what Fedora uses it's probably simply ok.


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