Bug 197518

Summary: Using a relative path to the disk image mysteriously fails
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Mark McLoughlin <markmc>
Component: xenAssignee: Xen Maintainance List <xen-maint>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Version: rawhideCC: bstein, katzj
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xenguest-install-abspath.patch none

Description Mark McLoughlin 2006-07-03 11:09:02 EDT
Created attachment 131884 [details]
xenguest-install-abspath.patch
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2006-07-03 11:09:02 EDT
When doing:

  $> xenguest-install.py -f foo.img

things seem to work fine (e.g. the image gets created if it doesn't exit) except
the device isn't actually exported to the guest.

Problem turns out to be that Xen needs an absolute path.

Attached is a simple patch to make any relative paths absolute.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2006-07-03 23:25:53 EDT
Committed the fix and building it