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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 (2.6.29.6-213.fc11.i686.PAE)"
>       ->{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.

Rich.

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