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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH OSSTEST RFC 2/2] Make guest cdrom empty after installation completes

On Wed, Apr 06, 2016 at 04:02:21PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Wei Liu writes ("[PATCH OSSTEST RFC 2/2] Make guest cdrom empty after 
> installation completes"):
> > Previously an iso image that contains nothing was inserted to cdrom
> > after guest installation had finished.
> > 
> > With this patch we make cdrom really empty.  This helps catch bug that
> > prevents booting hvm guest with empty cdrom drive.
> > 
> > Remove empty iso image generate in ts-{debian-hvm,redhat}-install as
> > well.
> Acked-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> However, given the bugs currently being discussed, and the fact that
> we're currently in a pre-freeze crunch, I'm reluctant to push this to
> osstest staging right now.
> On any stable branches with empty cd bugs, it would immediately fail
> and cause blockages.
> I'd like to make this change during the 4.7 freeze period, after fixes
> for these bugs are available in staging.  During the freeze the fixes
> can be backported to stable branches.

I agree. I stated more or less the same opinion in cover letter. :-)


> Thanks,
> Ian.

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