[Libvir] [PATCH] Solaris dom0 support
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Fri Jun 15 02:20:19 UTC 2007
On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 02:26:36AM +0100, John Levon wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 01:02:16AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > > > I'm curious as to what the changes for bootloader / kernel are for ?
> > > > Surely you always have either a bootloader, or a kenrel present in
> > > > the SEXPR ? So I'm not sure why its neccessary to disable the check
> > >
> > > No, this is not true, and it's not true in Xen too. This is stuff that
> > > got merged up in my pygrub changes.
> > >
> > > Basically the logic is something like:
> > >
> > > if there is no kernel specified:
> > > if there is no bootloader specified:
> > > default to pygrub (for Solaris, this will fill in
> > > kernel/ramdisk/extra automatically)
> > Ah ha - this is the key clause I was missing. I didn't realize that
> > XenD could now default to pygrub. The change in logic makes perfect
> > sense now. Though I wonder if we should add in an explicit element
> > for <bootloader>/usr/bin/pygrub</bootloader> to reflect this default
> > done by XenD...
> What would be the reason for this?
Well to give some form of indication as to how the guest is being booted.
Perhaps rather than making up a default path, just an empty <bootloader/>
element would work. The semantics being launch with the default bootloader
for the platform. That would avoid having to include any specific path
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