Bug 435062

Summary: QEMU driver does not support <bootloader> for use with Xenner guests
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Daniel Berrange <berrange>
Component: libvirtAssignee: Daniel Veillard <veillard>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 9CC: berrange
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Support bootloader for xenner none

Description Daniel Berrange 2008-02-26 23:07:38 EST
Description of problem:
The QEMU driver is able to launch paravirt Xen guests using Xenner on KVM. THis
works if using a direct kernel/initrd pair, but usual practice is to boot using
the kernel/initrd from inside the guest. This requires use of the pygrub
bootloader, but this is not supported by the QEMU driver. This means
virt-install is unable to launch the guest post-install.

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Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2008-05-10 13:26:47 EDT
Created attachment 305036 [details]
Support bootloader for xenner
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 01:39:27 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 3 Daniel Berrange 2008-11-04 06:11:34 EST
Fixed in libvirt 0.4.5