Bug#560348: xen: racy temporary files for kernel and initrd
Ian Campbell <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, 2009-12-11 at 11:30 +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
>> The guest is the Debian Installer daily image, you surely know it much
>> better than I do. :) The host is a Lenny system with the Etch kernel:
> I think the issue is with the host's Xen utilities rather than the
> Debian Installer image which makes it tricky to fix in Lenny.
Isn't xm-debian.cfg part of the Debian Installer? I feel like it
wanders into undefined territory by using temporary files with
uncontrolled life cycles. But I accept that the Lenny tools probably
just don't provide the necessary facilities.
> I believe it works with the Xen utilities in Squeeze.
Good to hear.
> For Lenny you could workaround by downloading the kernel and ramdisk
> locally and use the install-kernel= and install-ramdisk= options to
> xm-debian.cfg, or if you have a local mirror you could just use
Yes. At least this is "documented" now. :)