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From: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@citrix.com>
To: Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@eu.citrix.com>
Cc: "George Dunlap" <george.dunlap@eu.citrix.com>,
	Xen-devel <xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org>,
	"Wei Liu" <wei.liu2@citrix.com>,
	"Roger Pau Monné" <roger.pau@citrix.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH OSSTEST RFC 2/2] Make guest cdrom empty after installation completes
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 16:06:01 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20160406150601.GB8809@citrix.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <22277.9469.711192.234384@mariner.uk.xensource.com>

On Wed, Apr 06, 2016 at 04:02:21PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Wei Liu writes ("[PATCH OSSTEST RFC 2/2] Make guest cdrom empty after installation completes"):
> > Previously an iso image that contains nothing was inserted to cdrom
> > after guest installation had finished.
> > 
> > With this patch we make cdrom really empty.  This helps catch bug that
> > prevents booting hvm guest with empty cdrom drive.
> > 
> > Remove empty iso image generate in ts-{debian-hvm,redhat}-install as
> > well.
> Acked-by: Ian Jackson <ian.jackson@eu.citrix.com>
> However, given the bugs currently being discussed, and the fact that
> we're currently in a pre-freeze crunch, I'm reluctant to push this to
> osstest staging right now.
> On any stable branches with empty cd bugs, it would immediately fail
> and cause blockages.
> I'd like to make this change during the 4.7 freeze period, after fixes
> for these bugs are available in staging.  During the freeze the fixes
> can be backported to stable branches.

I agree. I stated more or less the same opinion in cover letter. :-)


> Thanks,
> Ian.

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      reply	other threads:[~2016-04-06 15:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-04-06 13:02 [PATCH OSSTEST RFC 0/2] Test booting hvm guest with empty cdrom drive Wei Liu
2016-04-06 13:02 ` [PATCH OSSTEST RFC 1/2] Testsupport: rename guest_editconfig_nocd to _postinstall Wei Liu
2016-04-06 14:59   ` Ian Jackson
2016-04-06 13:02 ` [PATCH OSSTEST RFC 2/2] Make guest cdrom empty after installation completes Wei Liu
2016-04-06 15:02   ` Ian Jackson
2016-04-06 15:06     ` Wei Liu [this message]

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