Bug 151490 - Anaconda does not create Xen entries in grub.conf
Anaconda does not create Xen entries in grub.conf
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
: 154819 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2005-03-18 10:35 EST by Keith Sharp
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Keith Sharp 2005-03-18 10:35:09 EST
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Description of problem:
After a clean, full, install of FC4T1 the only entries in grub.conf are for the normal FC uniprocessor and multiprocessor kernels.  No entries for the Xen dom0 kernel have been created.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Do a clean everything install of FC4T1
2. Reboot and look at entries in grub.conf

Actual Results:  Only entries are for normal FC kernels.

Expected Results:  There should been an entry to allow booting into the Xen dom0 kernel.

Additional info:

Paul Iadonisi reported on fedora-test:

"Hmm, yes, it is probably a bug.  I saw this, too.  Could be an
anaconda bug, though, because running the commands in the kernel-xen0
postinstall script by hand works."
Comment 1 Keith Sharp 2005-03-18 11:25:27 EST
I have just updated the kernel-xen* packages using yum and grub.conf was updated
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-03-21 13:37:01 EST
Committed a workaround so that Xen kernels don't get installed by default.  Will
hopefully have the full fix before FC4 release.
Comment 3 Thomas M Steenholdt 2005-03-22 01:58:35 EST
Why not do do this "correctly" by having a "Virtualization" entry under
"Servers" in the package group selection screen? If somebody chooses to install
the Xen kernels, install the packages as normal, allowing them to add stuff to
Same thing for an everything install
Comment 4 Kevin Maguire 2005-03-26 05:50:12 EST

I dont see any kernel-xen* packages at all anymore?

After a "yum update"

$ rpm  -q xen kernel

where can  I now get the Xen dom0 kernel?

Or, have I just misunderstood something?

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2005-04-14 10:17:15 EDT
*** Bug 154819 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Keith Sharp 2005-04-14 12:10:41 EDT
I have just done a clean install of FC4T2 and the fix of not installing the Xen
kernels appears to have worked.  The problem is that the -devel packages for the
Xen kernels have been installed:

$ rpm -qa kernel\* xen

Surely the -devel packages should have been skipped as well?
Comment 7 Rahul Sundaram 2005-11-17 08:23:41 EST
Now that Fedora Core 4 has been replaced, I am closing this as CANTFIX. For the
subsequent release, better Xen integration is planned


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