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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][RFC] Fix pygrub for IA64 support.
On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 08:05 -0600, Alex Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 16:48 +0900, Takahashi Tomohiro wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I made a patch that fixed pygrub for IA64 support.
> > This patch purposes to support pygrub on IA64.
> > I just do fix pygrub and add LiloConf.py.
> > (since IA64 uses elilo.conf)
> > The discussion point is elilo.conf path.
> > I use "/efi/redhat/elilo.conf"
> > But this is distributer specific(for example Redhat).
> > Is any idea to fix this issue?
> > grubfile = None
> > for f in ("/boot/grub/menu.lst", "/boot/grub/grub.conf",
> > - "/grub/menu.lst", "/grub/grub.conf"):
> > + "/grub/menu.lst", "/grub/grub.conf",
> > + "/efi/redhat/elilo.conf"):
> This is a search path, so rather than favoring one distribution, at a
> minimum, I think we need to include a reasonable sampling of
> distributions. Therefore, I'd add /efi/debian/elilo.conf
> and /efi/SuSE/elilo.conf. We should probably add RedFlag too, but I've
> never tried it to know what their elilo path is. I'd guess it's just
> "/efi/redflag/elilo.conf". Ubuntu also has an unofficial ia64 port, but
> I believe they use the same path as Debian. This obviously isn't the
> optimal solution, but we should try for some fairness.
Oops, I forgot gentoo. I'd guess they use /efi/gentoo/elilo.conf.
> Keir, all 3 of these patches are touching common code, so I'll leave
> it to you to check these directly into xen-unstable.hg. Getting pygrub
> working on ia64 would be a really nice feature to have for 3.0.5, so
> please consider these before the fork. Thanks,
Alex Williamson HP Open Source & Linux Org.
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