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Re: [Xen-users] Where does xen chache domUs grub.conf ?

> By "reboot", I meant "shutdown/restart". Among others things, I tried
> to run pygrub on the dom0 on the LV that support the domU's virtual
> disk, while the domU is off. Without seeing any change. 
> I also verified the grub.conf to be effectively updated by mounting
> the domU boot partition on the dom0, while the domU is off. The
> grub.conf was actually changed. That's why I suppose something to be
> cached somewhere on the dom0.

dom0 can/will certainly cache the contents of the disk you're sharing to
the domU: I had another case where "grub wasn't getting installed inside
domU" when it certainly was; less -f /dev/disk from dom0 didn't show the
grub sectors on the disk when they were definitely there, a domU
shutdown "cleared the cache."  So again, my experience has been that
shutting it down completely fixed the problem, but perhaps it doesn't
for you.


John Madden
Sr. UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

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