Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 455764
No Error Output When Xen Started on Unpatched Kernel
Last modified: 2009-12-14 16:26:23 EST
Description of problem:
Attempting to start Xen on unpatched kernel results in script exiting with no
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 3.0.3
How reproducible: Very
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install xen from yum. Do not reboot or boot to a non-patched kernel.
2.Run /sbin/service xend start
3.The script will exit with no output whatsoever.
Actual results: None
Expected results: Error message
Additional info: Should be easy to fix.
By non-patched kernel, do you mean you are running the non-Xen kernel?
This is intentional behaviour. We want people to be able to easily reboot
between Xen and non-Xen kernel without having to turn initscripts on/off to get
rid of failures. It is fairly standard behaviour for initscripts to silently
exit if their pre-requisites aren't present.