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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] Fix import of RHEL 3 kvm guests using kmod-virtio

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 02:34:15PM +0100, Matthew Booth wrote:
> RHEL 3 doesn't have a dynamic /dev. kmod-virtio creates devices nodes for vdX
> block devices based on what the major number of virtblk was at the time it was
> installed. This is, in turn, based on the order the modules were loaded in
> initrd.
> To try to preserve this precarious state of affairs, when adding virtio drivers
> to a new initrd we always load the same drivers as kmod-virtio in the same
> order.

Scary ... ACK.


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