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Re: grub may hang or ignore on bad/modified *.gz

From: Jan Beulich
Subject: Re: grub may hang or ignore on bad/modified *.gz
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 08:53:01 -0600

>>> "Yoshinori K. Okuji" <address@hidden> 22.06.05 16:09:43 >>>
>On Wednesday 22 June 2005 15:16, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> For plain Linux that's true. For domain 0 of xen, however, this is
>> different, because the domain 0 kernel is already specified as module (XEN
>> itself being a multiboot image), and hence initrd needs to be specified as
>> secondary module (and grub will not know this actually is an initrd).
>Use modulenounzip.

Certainly, that's needed. But it is unacceptable that I had to find out I need 
to do this by debugging grub (after having searched for the problem in the 
kernel and then in XEN for several hours), because it simply didn't tell me 
that it in reality didn't know how to deal with the module. That's the whole 
point of the bug report.


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