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Re: Switching from IDE to virtio_blk [qas Re: [Fedora-xen] Goodbye Xen on RH/Fedora?]



On Thu, 2009-01-22 at 11:06 +0100, Emre Erenoglu wrote:
>  
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 10:20 AM, Mark McLoughlin <markmc redhat com>
> wrote:
>         On Wed, 2009-01-21 at 13:47 -0500, Dustin Henning wrote:
>         >  It is probably worth noting that if someone were to run a
>         kernel
>         > update with a package manager after getting this working
>         (using
>         > information
>         > from later posts in this thread), they would need to do a
>         manual
>         > mkinitrd.
>         
>         
>         No. If you boot off /dev/vda and update the kernel, mkinitrd
>         will build
>         an initrd containing the virtio modules.
> 
> 
> Well, that may depend if you use mkinitrd or mkinitramfs, and your
> distribution mkinitramfs or mkinitrd may not be checking which device
> type he's working on. 

Yes, since we're on a Fedora mailing list, I'm assuming Fedora
mkinitrd :-)

Cheers,
Mark.


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