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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 6] pygrub fixes to support a Fedora 16 guest

To: M A Young <m.a.young@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0 of 6] pygrub fixes to support a Fedora 16 guest
From: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 21:44:14 -0400
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On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 12:02:21AM +0100, M A Young wrote:
> This series contains patches that may be needed to allow pygrub to
> boot a Fedora 16 guest.
> By default, Fedora 16 has GPT partitions and uses grub2. The first
> GPT partition is a grub2 boot partition to store the grub2 code. The
> second GPT partition contains the /boot filesystem with the kernel
> and initramfs files and grub2 configuration files. The remaining
> space is an LVM partition containing the remaining file systems.
> The first patch allows pygrub to check all the GPT partitions,
> rather than just the first. This is a repost of the patch I
> submitted a few days ago with a slightly edited introductory text.
> The second patch allows pygrub to find the grub2 configuration file
> which are in the /boot/grub2 directory on Fedora 16.
> The third patch allows pygrub to handle partition references such as
> (hd0,gpt2) which occur in the Fedora 16 grub2 configuration file.
> The fourth patch allows pygrub to parse grub2 configuration files
> with sub menus by ignoring the submenu line and the corresponding }
> line. A default Fedora 16 grub2 configuration file doesn't have sub
> menus but they do occur if the xen hypervisor is installed on the
> guest.
> The fifth patch allows pygrub to parse grub2 configurations with the line
> set default="${saved_entry}"
> which can occur in the Fedora 16 grub2 configuration file.
> The final patch adds a sample Fedora 16 grub2 configuration file
> containing the problems fixed by patches 3,4 and 5.

You can add Reviewed-by: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>
to them too.

Thanks for making the changes.

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