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Excerpts from Jan Stancek's message of 2017-08-03 02:54 -04:00:
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> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=911515
> Can you elaborate on what would be required here? I'm currently imagining
> this as "wget" that stores vmlinuz+initrd to tftpboot directory.
> Also I think it still makes sense to keep <distro> tag in jobs. Your
> kernel/initrd is going to be based on existing distros, so it'd be nice
> if beaker gave you machine that supports it, <distro> is useful for
> excluded families. And there might be also specific options that need
> to be passed on kernel command line for things to work.
Right... So that is actually the hard part of bug 911515. Deciding what
the new job XML bits -- and corresponding UI and database schema --
should look like for this case. And then wiring it all up internally on
the server side, where it is currently assuming it is working with rows
from the distro_tree table.
I see. Bug 911515 appears to be larger in scope. It's not just about
using custom kernel+initrd but also about dealing with distro which is
I was more in mindset of using existing imported distro and only
overriding kernel and initrd: