[et-mgmt-tools] virt-manager install from PXE

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Sep 6 14:32:32 UTC 2007

On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 04:31:04PM +0200, Farkas Levente wrote:
> hi,
> in our environment we 'd like to use kvm to test our pxe installs since
> all of our system is installed via pxe, so the kickstart files and all
> other part of the installation should have to be checked.
> it's currently not possible to use virt-manager to install from a PXE
> netboot. in qemu since 0.9 it has a boot option 'n' to boot from
> network. it'd useful to add such an option in virt-manager install
> settings (just one checkbox:-). is it require a big changes?
> thanks in advance.

It is a fairly simple change & one we're planning to make in the near future
libvirt already supports configuring a guest to boot from network so we just
need UI to enable that choice, and a fix to virt-install to allow that as an
install source

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