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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2] libxc: don't fail domain creation when unpacking initrd fails

On Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 05:46:41AM -0700, Jan Beulich wrote:
> At least Linux kernels have been able to work with gzip-ed initrd for
> quite some time; initrd compressed with other methods aren't even being
> attempted to unpack. Furthermore the unzip-ing routine used here isn't
> capable of dealing with various forms of concatenated files, each of
> which was gzip-ed separately (it is this particular case which has been
> the source of observed VM creation failures).
> Hence, if unpacking fails, simply hand the the compressed blob to the
> guest as is.
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>

The code looks OK to me. It requires rebase though.


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