[fedora-virt] how to build iso from virt-p2v

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed May 27 07:18:02 UTC 2009

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 09:44:25AM +0800, Arthur Wang wrote:
> And i guess it is the repo command to cause this error, for the two line as follows
> repo --name=released --baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/9/Everything/i386/os/
> repo --name=updates --baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/updates/9/i386/
> the reason is that in my company i have to use proxy for network access , but i don't know which tools repo command  comes from , and how to set its proxy. Could you give me some suggestion? thank you.

This is a kickstart script, and the 'repo' command is part of
kickstart.  See:



I actually have no idea how to specify a proxy for kickstart - it
doesn't seem to be covered in the manual.  However you might try
setting the environment variables $http_proxy and/or $ftp_proxy to
point to your internal proxy.  eg:

export http_proxy=


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