On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 09:03:19PM +0300, Marko Ristola wrote:
> Hi


> I've experimented with a fresh Fedora 16,

Thanks for testing!
I need to install F16 myself aswell.. 

> I've installed Fedora 16 from nightly CD.
> Fedora 16 uses Grub2, so grubby fix isn't enough for dom0.
> Grub2 has Xen Dom0 config script as /etc/grub.d/20_linux_xen on Fedora 16.
> The script searches initrd-* files from /boot.
> It should search initramfs-* files too. Thus Dom0 will not be able to boot.
> I've written a bug report about that, maybe it is against Rawhide now, with
> a patch to apply.

bz url?

> Another problem on Fedora 16 seems to be that while yum installs a new 
> upgraded kernel,
> Xen Dom0 rows will not get generated. I don't know why.
> If /etc/grub.d/20_linux_xen works okay, grub2 config can be easilly
> fixed afterwards by hand with grub2-mkconfig.
> I've learned to switch from Grub1 to Grub2 with BIOS boot (not EFI).
> One way is to move partitions down so that there is 1MB or more
> disk space outside of partitions, just at disk start.
> Switching to grub2 isn't easy. Better plan and prepare or start from
> an empty hard disk before switching to grub2:
> Fresh Fedora 16 install into an empty hard disk (without partitions)
> does it all for you (creates a "BIOS boot partition",
> which is an alternative to "1MB outside partition space").

-- Pasi

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