Bug 243188 - mkbootdisk does not produce bootable Xen image
Summary: mkbootdisk does not produce bootable Xen image
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mkbootdisk (Show other bugs)
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Version: 5.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jaroslav Škarvada
QA Contact: qe-baseos-daemons
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Reported: 2007-06-07 19:26 UTC by Jari Turkia
Modified: 2010-12-22 14:05 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-12-22 14:05:27 UTC
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mkbootdisk.diff (2.34 KB, patch)
2007-06-07 19:26 UTC, Jari Turkia
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Description Jari Turkia 2007-06-07 19:26:22 UTC
Description of problem:
RHEL5 mkbootdisk does not produce bootable image if kernel-xen is used.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mkbootdisk-1.5.3-2.1

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. execute /sbin/mkbootdisk --device boot.iso -v --iso 2.6.18-8.1.4.el5xen
2. write boot.iso to a CD
3. attempt booting, it will fail

Patch:
Attached file is a patch to add a new command-line switch --xen. Using this
switch produces a working boot image with kernel-xen.
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Comment 1 Jari Turkia 2007-06-07 19:26:22 UTC
Created attachment 156497 [details]
mkbootdisk.diff

Comment 2 Stepan Kasal 2009-01-08 12:08:59 UTC
Filed for rawhide as well, bug #479246

Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2009-03-26 16:48:43 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion, but this component is not scheduled to be updated in
the current Red Hat Enterprise Linux release. If you would like
this request to be reviewed for the next minor release, ask your
support representative to set the next rhel-x.y flag to "?".

Comment 6 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-08-09 18:24:02 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated in the
current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to address this
request at this time. Red Hat invites you to ask your support
representative to propose this request, if appropriate and relevant,
in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Comment 8 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-12-22 14:05:27 UTC
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may appeal
this decision by reopening this request.


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