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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: xen 2.0.x and debian

On Sun, 6 Feb 2005, Tupshin Harper wrote:

> I agree that the burden of pre-compiled xen kernels isn't necessary.
> What would be nice would be if make-kpkg worked with the --initrd
> option, so that you could use it to create xen kernels and initrds that
> would be as close as possible to standard prepackaged debian kernels.
> When I tried make-kpkg --initrd, it didn't fail, but the resulting .deb
> didn't install an initrd for the kernel either.

make-kpkg's support for xen(and uml; they are both treated mostly the same) is
to consider them blobs.  It does no special boot-loader handling.

This may be sub-optimal.  Maybe file a wishlist patch on make-kpkg?

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