[Libvir] PATCH: Allow Xen HVM kernel+initrd booting

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Mar 10 11:33:49 UTC 2008

On Sun, Mar 09, 2008 at 09:11:49PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> The problem is that the Xen driver expects the OS type to be 'linux'
> but the capabilities XML is advertising the OS type as 'xen'. Technically
> 'xen' is the correct value, since its refering to a guest ABI & the ABI
> is xen, not linux. Since we can't break XML semantics we have to stick 
> with 'linux'. Thus I've added a workaround to make virt-install still
> use 'linux' if talking to the Xen driver. 

Can we not make the Xen driver accept either?


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