Grubby and Xen
On 07/25/2011 04:38 AM, W. Michael Petullo wrote:
> I have been working with a few other Fedora contributors on the Fedora 16
> feature "XenPvopsDom0", http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/XenPvopsDom0.
> This feature would provide a robust virtualization alternative based on
> Xen. Xen is a type-1, hypervisor-based platform and therefore has some
> different properties than KVM, et al.
> One of the integration points we'd like to improve has to do with
> grubby. As it is hypervisor-based, Xen requires grub to be configured
> a little differently than bare-metal Linux.
> In summary, where bare-metal Linux needs:
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-...
> initrd /boot/initramgs-...
> Xen requires:
> kernel /boot/xen.gz
> module /boot/vmlinuz-...
> module /boot/initramfs-...
> There are two bugs in Bugzilla related to this:
> 658387, Patch to allow mbkernel and mbargs to be read from /etc/sysconfig/kernel
> 668063, Grubby does not handle "template" that uses module keyword properly
> Is anyone who is a grubby contributor interested in adding these features
> to grubby to support the XenPvopsDom0 feature? I've provided a patch in
> bug #658387.
Is it possible to use augeas ? There is currently lens for grub.conf
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