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[Bug 1018741] after Xen 4.7 -> 4.8 upgrade, Xen PVHVM/UEFI guests fail to boot; hang @~ OVMF
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  • Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:59:02 +0000
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http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1018741
http://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1018741#c40

--- Comment #40 from Mike Latimer <mlatimer@xxxxxxxx> ---
(In reply to lists dev from comment #37)
Without the ability to boot into the Guest, isn't `mkinitrd` in a chrooted
Guest env generally sufficient?

Before you chrooted into the guest filesystem, did you bind mount the /proc,
/sys, and /dev filesystems to the new chroot environment?

This process is very similar to Rescue Mode, and without having those system
directories available to the chroot environment, mkinitrd is not able to build
a fully functional initrd. (FYI - This TID talks about bind mounting in rescue
environments: https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc?id=7018126)

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