[libvirt-users] "virt-install" source location boot disk

Giuseppe Scrivano gscrivan at redhat.com
Tue Apr 22 08:02:04 UTC 2014

Jay Vyas <jayunit100 at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi virt, im stumped... any help would be appreciated.
> I normally create my VMs like this: 
> base="http://mirror.pnl.gov/fedora/linux/releases/20/Fedora/x86_64/os/"
> sudo virt-install --hvm --name $vm_name$i --ram 4000 \
> --disk path=/VirtualMachines/$vm_name$i,size=30 \
> --location $base -x  "ks=http://xxx.os21.ks$kx"
> HOWEVER... I'm finding that my VMs dont boot after i restart the Host.  
> My question is:  Where is virt-install writing the boot disk to?  

I don't see anything wrong in your command line and it should just work.

How does your kickstart file look like?  And your domain XML definition
(you can get it with "virsh dumpxml $vm_name$i")?


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