[fedora-virt] Problem installing KVM gueast on LMV

Leonid Flaks flaks at bnl.gov
Tue Jun 2 14:52:05 UTC 2009

M A Young wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Jun 2009, Leonid Flaks wrote:
>> All goes well to the point when anaconda is trying to do 
>> partitioning. At this moment I see error on the screen - "Error 
>> allocating requested partitions. Partitioning failed. Could not 
>> allocate partitions as primary partitions. Not enough space left to 
>> create partition /boot. Press OK to exit the installer."
>> kickstart has the following partitions information:
>> part /boot --asprimary --fstype="ext3" --size=100
>> part / --fstype="ext3" --size=2000
>> part swap --fstype="swap" --size=500
>> part /var/log --fstype="ext3" --size=250
>> part /usr --fstype="ext3" --size=1 --grow
>> /dev/vg-virt/LV1 is 9G - should be plenty of space.
> Is it empty? Do you have a line like
> clearpart --linux
> in your kickstart file? This might be a kickstart problem, not a 
> virtualization one.
>     Michael Young
It was empty, but I never had this 'clearpart --linux' line in kickstart.
I just added it and it seems to do the trick!

Interestingly enough I did not use it before for kickstarting fedora 10 
xen guest on fedora 8 xen host.

Thanks for help!

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