[et-mgmt-tools] Cobbler 0.5.1 testing release -- KVM, --virt-path, other bits...
mdehaan at redhat.com
Tue Jul 24 14:44:08 UTC 2007
Michael DeHaan wrote:
> Today I ported cobbler's qemu/kvm support to use the virtinst
> library. This means that qemu/kvm guests created by koan now show up
> in virt-manager and virsh as one would expect.
> Testing of 0.5.1 is much appreciated and will help get 0.6.0 (stable)
> pushed out faster. I do not have any more features in mind for 0.6.0
> at this point -- RFEs can go into a later
> release as this one is already pretty big for containing profile
> inheritance, an improved cobblerd. For the previous test release
> announcement, see
> Source RPMs are available at:
> As there hasn't been too much noise on the 0.5.0 release for
> cobbler/koan and other features, I'm assuming that it is fairly solid,
> so the main new things here are QEMU
> and some new --virt options. The koan manpage has also been greatly
> lengthened to mention the live CD and new display commands -- so eyes
> on that are welcome as well.
> Xen installation has not changed much.
> Should no major issues come up, this will be pretty close to what
> you'll see in 0.6.0.
> While also not technically part of this release, testing on the koan
> live installation CD (it's a way to install baremetal without needing
> a PXE server), and reports of what hardware it does/doesn't work with
> -- are also welcome. This was described in a previous list email, but
> is also included in the new koan manpage for convience.
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If anyone is testing these files, I've updated the koan RPM's to take
care of a few bugs -- or you can just build from the source checkout.
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