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Re: [virt-tools-list] [libosinfo 3/4] Don't assume target disk

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Christophe Fergeau
<cfergeau redhat com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 08:14:57PM +0100, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
>> From: "Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)" <zeeshanak gnome org>
>> Instead of hardcoding target disk, lets get this info from application.
> Are all OSes OK with being auto installed on something else than the first disk?
> (thinking of older Windows here for example).

Don't think so but that is no reason to assume that every app wants to
install every OS on the first disk.

> Doesn't this also mean that
> we need a way to choose between bootloader on MBR or bootloader on
> partition for linux installations?

I don't know, does it?

> I'd rather not make that argument mandatory, but just fallback on vda/sda
> when it's not specified, this would make the API more convenient to use.

Although its just one more call but yeah. Also we probably should
provide API for app to query if its possible to install on something
other than first disk. Suggestions for that, welcome.


Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124

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