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Re: [et-mgmt-tools] HVM installs are broken?



On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 08:07:08PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

> > > We need to have distinct meaning for them, because many distros images
> > > & hypervisors will support both kernel+initrd and BIOS based
> > > provisioning, so we need to be able to distinguish between them. 
> > 
> > Isn't the correct solution to add another virt type (--hvm-whatever),
> > not make life miserable for the users?
> > 
> > At the *very* least, can't we decide whether to try kernel+initrd based
> > upon detected OS type? I have a queued patch that adds 'os_type' to each
> > of the OSDistro classes.
> 
> Unfortunately it varies based on (os type + hv type + hv version).

True. But Windows and Solaris isn't ever going to do it.

regards
john


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