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Re: [Libvir] dumpxml define not idempotent due to <bootlader/> tag

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 12:38:07PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
since a bootloader tag is found the kernel and initrd entries are being
dropped. My hack is to ignore empty bootloader statements for the

I've seen this issue as well.

Nope, that's no good - empty bootloader indicates use of the defautl XenD
bootloader. What we need is to not drop the kernel/initrd when doing XML
to SEXPR back into XenD. We currently create an SXPR with either a (bootloader)
or a (kernel) block - we should unconditionally do both & not try to second
guess it. IIRC, John mentioned this is already needed for Solaris too.

Ah. So to make sure I understand correctly, the planned resolution is to leave the empty bootloader tag and then ensure that it's handled properly during the domain start?

Kaitlin Rupert
IBM Linux Technology Center
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