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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] PV-GRUB: fix blk access at end of disk

On Fri, 2014-03-21 at 03:02 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Samuel Thibault, le Fri 21 Mar 2014 02:56:56 +0100, a Ãcrit :
> > GRUB usually always loads a whole disk track, even if that means going
> > beyond the end of the disk.  We thus have to gracefully return an error,
> > instead of letting the blkfront go panic.
> (yes I was (un)lucky enough to see a generated initrd ending up at the
> very end of my /...)

Urk! Acked + applied.

(but should blkfront not also catch this and return an error?)

> This fix is very worth backporting to all stable trees.

CCing Ian J and Jan, not sure who deals with stubdom backports...


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