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Re: [Libvir] Empty <bootloader> tag?



Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 10:56:39PM -0800, Kaitlin Rupert wrote:
Hello,

I created a guest from XML without a <bootloader> tag. When I run dumpxml on the guest, I notice that an empty <bootloader /> tag is appended. Is this the expected behavior? This seems to differ from the behavior of other optional tags.

Yes & no. You should get a bootloader tag added only if you didn't
already have a kerenl/initrd tag.

What version of Xen are you using ? Please capture the output of
  'xm list --long {NAME OF GUEST}'

Dan


sudo /usr/sbin/xm list --long domU1
(domain
    (on_crash destroy)
    (uuid 12278656-c4c9-11dc-8852-feffffffffff)
    (bootloader_args )
    (vcpus 1)
    (name domU1)
    (on_poweroff destroy)
    (on_reboot restart)
    (bootloader )
    (maxmem 128)
    (memory 128)
    (shadow_memory 0)
    (cpu_weight 256)
    (cpu_cap 0)
    (features )
    (on_xend_start ignore)
    (on_xend_stop ignore)
    (image
        (linux
            (kernel /tmp/default-xen-kernel)
            (ramdisk /tmp/default-xen-initrd)
            (args 'TERM=xterm ')
        )
    )
    (status 0)
    (device
        (vif
            (mac 11:22:33:aa:bb:cc)
            (uuid 905b34ee-912a-5ab7-1305-3bc22593916d)
        )
    )
    (device
        (vbd
            (uuid 367ed7d5-706a-523b-32f5-0199d0bd75f7)
            (bootable 1)
            (driver paravirtualised)
            (dev xvda)
            (uname file:/tmp/default-xen-dimage)
            (mode w)
        )
    )
)

Thanks!

--
Kaitlin Rupert
IBM Linux Technology Center
kaitlin linux vnet ibm com


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