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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] Use grub entries to find Linux kernels

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 05:40:23PM +0100, Matthew Booth wrote:
> This change adds grub parsing to Lib.pm. It adds the following structure to $os:
>   {boot}
>   ->{configs}
>     ->[0]
>       ->{title}   = "Fedora ("
>       ->{kernel}  = \kernel
>       ->{cmdline} = "ro root=/dev/mapper/vg_mbooth-lv_root rhgb"
>       ->{initrd}  = \initrd
>   ->{default} = 0
> The kernel and initrd entries are just references to their top level entries
> under kernels and initrd_modules respectively.
> It also changes the way Linux kernels and initrd are discovered. Instead of
> searching /lib/modules and /boot for files with matching names, kernels and
> initrds are scanned as they are discovered in grub.conf.

The patch looks good, but it can't go in because it is 
missing updates to the associated POD.


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat  http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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