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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Step-by-step tutorial: Installing Xen 4.

To: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [Xen-users] Step-by-step tutorial: Installing Xen 4.0.1 rpms on Fedora 13 with pvops Linux 2.6.32.x dom0 kernel
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:57:35 +1000
Cc: xen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Boris Derzhavets <bderzhavets@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, virt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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 On 09/05/2010 10:20 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 05, 2010 at 05:18:07AM -0700, Boris Derzhavets wrote:
>>    > Note about disk partitioning: Make /boot partition the primary (first)
>>    partition and choose the filesystem type as "ext3" (not "ext4" - which is
>>    the default)
>>    Could you , please , explain why ?
> It's "just in case". It's not really required. 
> I prefer making sure every tool out there can read /boot partition
> to avoid problems :)

pvgrub can't handle ext4 partitions, and does so in a non-obvious way
(often by just going into a spin loop...).


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