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Re: dom0 kernel immediate reboot?
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 02:58:40PM -0500, david l goodrich wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Sep 2007 20:47:53 +0200, Manuel Bouyer
> > On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 09:54:25PM +1000, bsd-xen%roguewrt.org@localhost
> > wrote:
> >> > this way.
> >> Heh, in the end mine is too :)
> >> I'm sure it used to boot from /usr though.
> > Yes, for bigger filesystems it can work. It basically depends on the
> > offset
> > of the data blocks in the partition. If the block numbers are low grubs
> > works,
> > if they are high grubs loads garbage. On a fresh filesystem the
> > new files are likely to end up at the beggining of the partition
> > (especially if the directory tree isn't too depth). After some use you
> > copy a new xen.gz, it gets a high inode number and high blocks numbers,
> > and
> > can't be loaded.
> I understand this, and understand that this is The Way It Is Now.
> But isn't this a ... bug? Has anyone filed anything with grub?
it's a bug, and no I didn't report it to grub ...
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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